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How can I get rid of my sore throut?

How can I get rid of my sore throut?

Depends on the cause: How you can get rid of sore throat depends on what is causing the sore throat if it is srep throat and thatcan only be diagnosed by your physician than you need full course of antibiotics but if it is due to viral illness it will get better without antibiotics, you can take analgesics or lozences to help symptoms rarely it is assciated with allergy than antihistamines will help. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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How can I get rid of sore throat?

How can I get rid of sore throat?

Antibacterial gargle: Gargle with listerine without alcohol several times per day. Use a saline nose spray. If not better in a few days see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sore throat?

How can I get rid of a sore throat?

Pharyngitis: The cause must be determined first. This may be a symptom of reflux disease and not infection. A trial of otc Prilosec for 6 weeks may be worth trying. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of soar troat?

How can I get rid of soar troat?

Rid of Sore Throat: There are many causes of sore throat. Most involve an acute viral infection, a stuffy nose with mouth breathing, or reflux of stomach acid into the back of the throat. If fever is associated, suspect a viral illness. If there is headache, fever, and swollen lymph glands, suspect strep throat or other bacterial causes. If the sore throat is recurrent, go see your doctor or an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my sore throat fastest?

How do I get rid of my sore throat fastest?

Sore throat: Salt water gargles and Ibuprofen -- if symptoms persist, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can i get rid of cobblestone in my throat?

How can  i get rid of cobblestone in my throat?

Cobblestone: Cobblestoning is a term for post nasal drip causing a cobblestone appearance in the back of your throat. To reduce post nasal drip, many people will use a nasal steroid or an antihistamine. Cobblestoning of your throat though is not life threatening. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sore throat instantly?

How can I get rid of a sore throat instantly?

No lasting, instant: relief. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Your Dr can order you a ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a sore throat?

Sore throat: Please go to a nearby Pharmacy and they will advise you as the best Medicine to control your sore throat. You won't need a prescription for this. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of phlegm in my throat?

How can I get rid of phlegm in my throat?

Salt water: Try gargling with warm salty water. Use a teaspoon in 8 oz of warm water and gargle and spit. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my cold sore fast?

How can I get rid of my cold sore fast?

Some options.: Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your dermatologist can also provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sore throat/tonsilolliths?

Salt water: You can start by gargling 1/2 tsp salt in 1/2 cup water, three times for 20 seconds. If not improving you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sore throat fast?

How can I get rid of a sore throat fast?

Improve symptoms: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of mucus in my throat?

How can I get rid of mucus in my throat?

Cough: The cough mechanism is designed to bring mucus from your bronchial airway and pharyngeal airway to your throat so that you can either swallow or spit it out ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can get rid of sore throat?

Sore throat: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sore in my mouth?

How can I get rid of a sore in my mouth?

Try salt water: Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a sore throat fast?

How do I get rid of a sore throat fast?

Sore throat relief: There are multiple causes for sore throats, so there is no cure-all for the discomfort. If it is viral, some people get relief with salt-water gargles or chloraseptic sprays. Feel better. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a cold sore in my mouth?

How can I get rid of a cold sore in my mouth?

Homeopathy: Lysine pills can help but are not fast. Homeopathic rhus tox can help speed healing and increase speed to crusting over. So can a chinese herbaceutical called schmoove. Visit www.Franzcenter.Com under herbaceuticals. Medication like Valtrex (valacyclovir) can also be useful. See your doctor for a prescription. I personally have good success with the homeopathy and herbaceuticals. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sour throat?

Acid or infection: Possible causes of a sour throat are acid reflux especially if it is after meals or when laying down. A chronic tonsil or throat infection can also cause a sour taste. Suggest avoiding alcohol, caffeine, fatty and spicy foods, and no eating 3-4 hours before laying down along with otc antacids such as Prilosec . If no better after a month then may need antibiotic trial. ...Read more

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How do I quickly get rid of a sore inside my mouth?

How do I quickly get rid of a sore inside my mouth?

Mouth sores: A number of home remedies or otc preps can help: rinsing mouth with mixture of warm salt water, alcohol-based mouthwash, & peroxide (don't swallow!) can soothe & help heal sores. Topical oragel/anbesol can numb pain, as can lozenges with benzocaine. Glyoxide (otc) gel forms foamy peroxide inside your mouth. If not improving, see fp to make sure more isn't going on. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of my sore jaw?

What can I do to get rid of my sore jaw?

See DDS first: Need more information. See your dentist for a differential diagnosis. Possibilities include, TMJ. caries or a need for a medical consultation. ...Read more

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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

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