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How to soothe a sore throat ?

How to soothe a sore throat ?

Lots of things: Gargle with salt water. Drink tea with honey. Suck on hard candy/lozenges or popsicles.Take pain relievers like acetaminophen, Ibuprofen or naproxen. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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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 soothe a sore throat.?

How to soothe a sore throat.?

Sore throat: Most sore throats are viral and must go its course, but may be strep which should be treated with antibiotics. A teaspoon of salt in a glass of warm water and then gargle may be soothing. A sore throat which persists beyond 5-7 days should prompt a visit to the doctor. ...Read more

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What are good home remedieson how to soothe a sore throat?

What are good home remedieson how to soothe a sore throat?

Basics: Salt water gargles, honey, throat lozenges are commonly used. If your sore throat does not go way or gets worse, you many need medical attention. ...Read more

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Please advise how to soothe a sore throat/cold symptoms?

Please advise how to soothe a sore throat/cold symptoms?

Tips: 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. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced ginger. Steep 5 min. In a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs honey & sip. Try thyme tea. ...Read more

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Does anyone have any tips on how to soothe a really sore throat?

Does anyone have any tips on how to soothe a really sore throat?

Medecation and warm: Rest. Get plenty of sleep and rest your voice. Fluids. Drink plenty of water to keep the throat moist and prevent dehydration. Comforting foods and beverage. Warm liquids saltwater gargle. Humidify the air . Lozenges. Lozenges can soothe a sore throat. Avoid irritants(tobacco). Treat pain and fever with tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil. ...Read more

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I was wondering how i could heal/soothe a sore throat?

I was wondering how i could heal/soothe a sore throat?

Sore throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. If you have streph throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future compications. 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. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to soothe my horrible, raw sore throat?

Can you tell me how to soothe my horrible, raw sore throat?

Sore throat: 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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Can you tell me how could i soothe my horrible, raw sore throat?

Can you tell me how could i soothe my horrible, raw sore throat?

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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What works to soothe a sore throat?

What works to soothe a sore throat?

Tips: 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. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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