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How to get rid of a sore throat overnight?

How to get rid of a sore throat overnight?

Self-care: If you have just started getting the sore throat, drink lots of fluids and take an inbuprofen. Rest, chill out, be quiet. Some people find salt water gargle to be helpful. See your doctor of symptoms worsen or you develop a high fever or significant trouble swallowing. ...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 to get a sore throat? Fast

How to get a sore throat? Fast

Are you asking how : To get rid of a sore throat fast? If, most often the sxs can be v'ed. If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a streph throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how to get a sore throat fast cure?

Please give advice on how to get a sore throat fast cure?

Hot tea: And the juice of two limes or lemons. Eating pineapple or drinking pineapple juice is very helpfull. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how to get a sore throat quickly cured?

Please give advice on how to get a sore throat quickly cured?

See doctor: You need to see doctor to find out the causes of your sore throat to get cured.Because there are few causes of sore throat. ...Read more

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Is it common to get a sore throat from sobbing?

Is it common to get a sore throat from sobbing?

Sobbing and sore thr: If you sobb for an appreciable time you may feel sore feeling in your throat from breathing heavy and thatt can cause dryness in throat and sore feeling, you can also feel raspyness in your voice. But it quickly gets better with proper hydration and normal breathing within few hours, unless you start sobbing again. ...Read more

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I'm beginning to get a sore throat but I don't think its cause by mucus how can I stop it?

I'm beginning to get a sore throat but I don't think its cause by mucus how can I stop it?

Depends on cause: Most often sore throats are caused by benign reasons such as dryness, viral infections, allergies. As long as its not severe, try simple things such as warm water gargles, throat lozenges or maybe even some tylenol (acetaminophen). If it hurts alot or not getting better, please see your doctor so it can be looked at directly. Feel better! ...Read more

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I'm starting to get a sore throat on the left side. I had one in June and it was strep but it's happening again. Should I be worried?

I'm starting to get a sore throat on the left side. I had one in June and it was strep but it's happening again. Should I be worried?

Maybe: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get a sore throat when I eat pineapple?

Is it normal to get a sore throat when I eat pineapple?

Pineapple allergy: About 2 percent of the adult american population suffers from a food allergy, according to the university of maryland medical center. Aside from pineapples being a common food allergy, other conditions, such as oral allergy syndrome and allergic contact dermatitis, can cause itching and soreness of the tongue. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a sore throat from the vaginal liquid or is it just possible I'm getting a cold?

Probably a cold: I have not heard of getting a sore throat from ingesting vaginal fluid. If there is an infection in the vagina the smell will be quite different from a normal (clean) vagina. You are probably just coming down with a cold. ...Read more

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Can I get a sore throat while running? It seems I get a sore throat or symptoms when I run. Is it possible to get a sore throat while running? .

Yes: Some throats are very sensitive and can become inflamed by the air passing ove the tissue very rapidly. I personally have had that experience many times. ...Read more

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I've had a stuffy nose for about 3 weeks now and it feels like I'm about to get a sore throat. Any reasons or suggestions?

Allergies?: 3 weeks sounds like a long time to just be a cold. The sore throat may be due to postnasal drip. Any recent changes? Any new pets, have you moved, recent smoking change? Have you tried any antihistmamines like claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec? Alternatively you may be developing a sinus infection either secondary to viral upper respiratory illness or allergies. I would follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have had a cough for almost a month now, tried z pack and it didn't work, now im starting to get a sore throat, what should I do?

I have had a cough for almost a month now, tried z pack and it didn't work, now im starting to get a sore throat, what should I do?

Cough: Can be difficult to treat as it is often multifactorial. If you developed it after a respiratory infection then it is possible that the finger like projections that line your airway were damaged by the bacteria or virus that caused you to have symptoms. Try inhaled steroid which would also be effective in treating new onset asthma which can also cause cough. Does require prescription! ...Read more

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I have ulcerative colitis and starting to get a sore throat and cough. Could a cold or flu cause a bad ulcerative colitis flare up?

Possibly: A 'cold' is caused by a viral infection. As your body mobilizes an immune response to that infection, it might decrease the response it is giving the ulcerative colitis. The response to uc is also an immune response to some degree. The medications you are on to treat the uc may also affect your response to a cold and vice versa. ...Read more

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Why do I always get a sore throat?

Why do I always get a sore throat?

Hard to say: There are numerous possibilities. You may have an infection that never went away when you should have taken antibiotics, or maybe it was viral and then turned bacterial, or maybe u have a suppressed immune system caused by some disease or medication. It is hard to say as you did not give a lot of details. The treatment is pain reliever, like motrin 800 TID PRN for pain and throat lozenges help to ...Read more

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Can I get a sore throat from yelling?

Can I get a sore throat from yelling?

Yes: Severe yelling can lead to vocal cord trauma or misuse of the muscles controlling the voice box and the local area. Both of these can lead to a sore throat. This doesn't happen all the time but it does happen. ...Read more

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Why does my husband get a sore throat often?

Need exam: It could be anything from allergies/post nasal trip, to recurrent infection, or if he uses chewing tobacco, etc it could even be something more worrisome. No way to know without an exam by a doctor. ...Read more

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Could someone get a sore throat from being in house that was on fire a week earlier?

Could someone get a sore throat from being in house that was on fire a week earlier?

Yes: A number of gases can be released when a home & it's contents are burned. That can impact your airway including your throat. Take care. ...Read more

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Could I get a sore throat from too much heat?

Could I get a sore throat from too much heat?

Sore throat: Often in the morning one will awaken with a sore throat due to dry mouth, especially with forced air heat in the dry winter months. ...Read more

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Could I get a sore throat from too much gasoline?

Sore throat: I'm not sure I understand? What did you do with the gasoline? If you drank it, then go to ER. If you inhaled it, stop because your throat will become extremely irritated and swell. ...Read more

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How can you get a sore throat without screaming?

How can you get a sore throat without screaming?

Many Ways: Mouth breathing during sleep, post nasal drip, a bacteria like strep, a viral infection of throat, exposure to irritant, I could go on an on. ...Read more

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Do u get a sore throat when your molars are growing?

Do u get a sore throat when your molars are growing?

Possible: Third molar will cause pain due to overcrowding. The pain could be at the molars, tonsilar pilar, palate. It can cause spasm on oral-tongue-throat muscles. If infected can also cause pain. ...Read more

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Why do you get a sore throat after crying really ahrd?

Why do you get a sore throat after crying really ahrd?

Tear drainage: Human tears actually drain into the nose, which is also why your nose runs after crying very hard (especially in children). This creates post-nasal drip which can lead to irritation in back of throat and coughing. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I get a sore throat from too much heat?

If you were: Breathing in heated air or steam that could cause symptoms. Is that what you were asking? ...Read more

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Can you get a sore throat from an uti?

Can you get a sore throat from an uti?

Nope: if you are experiencing a UTI you shouldn't have a sore throat. You may have an ongoing pharyngitis/tonsillitis. ...Read more

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