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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

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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So how do I get rid of a sore throat fast?

So how do I get rid of a sore throat fast?

Salt water gargle: Salt water gargle and lozenges- numbing lozenges such as chloraseptic or cepacol or even halls will sooth. I like vitamin c lozenges which are soothing and have the healthful benefits of vitamin c. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a sore throat fast?

How to get rid of a sore throat fast?

Sx relief: 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 do u get rid of a sore throat fast?

How do u get rid of a sore throat fast?

You can't: There are many causes of pharyngitis, and most will take a while to be corrected. You may alleviate some symptoms by using analgesics, lozenges, etc. If it's severe you may benefit from a throat swab to check for streptococcus. An old home remedy is to gargle occasionally with salt water. If this is associated with a fever or rash, see your doctor. Good luck. ...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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What do I do to get rid of a sore throat fast?

What do I do to get rid of a sore throat fast?

Sore throat: Almost half of all sore throats are viral, and therefore little in the way of antibiotics. Sometimes early intervention with antivirals (tamiflu) interrupts the course of true influenza, but this is the exception, not the rule. Most viral disease must run its course. For the garden variety sore throat, lozenges, inspiration of moist mentholated steam vapor, rest, and plenty of fluids helps. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a sore throat fast?

What is the best way to get rid of a sore throat fast?

Viral - bacterial: If it is viral - nature will take it's course. However, gargling with warm salt water can really reduce the discomfort. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and adequate hydration can also help. If you have swelling please see your doctor for a throat culture. Untreated streph throat can lead to serious health complications later in life. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a sore throat super duper fast?

What do I do to get rid of a sore throat super duper fast?

Depends on cause: Viral sore throats last a couple days, infectious sore throat may not get better until the infection is treated, sore throat from cancer lasts until treated. For first few days try cepacol lozenge, throatcoat tea with honey, tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil , an Aspirin dissolved in a glass of water which is gargled. If not better after a couple days then see md. ...Read more

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Mine never seems to go away fast. What is the fastest and best way to get rid of a sore throat?

Mine never seems to go away fast. What is the fastest and best way to get rid of a sore throat?

Sore throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. 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. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a painful sore throat fast ?

How can I get rid of a painful sore throat fast ?

Decrease 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

Dr. William Culviner
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Throat Pain (Definition)

Throat pain is any tenderness or discomfort in the throat. This may be caused by bacterial or viral infections, or any kind of damage to the ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. A sore throat often makes ...Read more