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How to stop a dry throat?

How to stop a dry throat?

Cough drops: Cough drops work well while you are on medications that dry you up. If not better go see your dentist for an evaluation. ...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 you stop a dry cough ?

How can you stop a dry cough ?

Tips: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if your cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104. ...Read more

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How to stop bad breath with its due to dry mouth from medicines?

How to stop bad breath with its due to dry mouth from medicines?

Brush, floss: One thing is to make sure you continue to brush and floss your teeth properly to keep bacterial populations down, use a Fluoride rinse to strengthen teeth. Also, talk to you doctor who prescribed the medications to see if there are alternative drugs that won't dry out your mouth. I wouldn't use any mouthwash that has alcohol in it because it would dry your mouth more. ...Read more

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How can you stop an itchy throat causing coughing?

How can you stop an itchy throat causing coughing?

Antihistamine: Try some otc antihistamine product. And if it does nothing for you, it is time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I stop itchy nose and throat from allergies?

How can I stop itchy nose and throat from allergies?

Allergy sx relief: Oral antihistamines like Claritin or zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (latter 2 may cause drowsiness; so caution with driving) will calm down the itching sensation. If more is needed, see doc for prescription steroid nasal spray, which works differently from the antihistamines & will provide added relief. If allergies severe, see allergist for desensitization therapy. ...Read more

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How to treat dry cough?

How to treat dry cough?

Cough: Need to know the cause. Is it reflux, medications, post-nasal drainage, asthma, etc. Best to see someone and get an evaluation before trying to treat it on your own. ...Read more

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How to cure severely dry and chapped lips? How can I prevent it?

How to cure severely dry and chapped lips? How can I prevent it?

Many causes: May need better hydration, can be a side effect of medication. Would have an otlaryngologist check you. Can drink more water and use a lip balm. ...Read more

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How to make my throat stop hurting?

How to make my throat stop hurting?

Gargling salt water: If your throat is red and you have swollen tonsils- it is best to get a streph throat test. However, mixing salt in warm water and gargling can be remarkably effective. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it's like to take gabapentin experienced dry mouth, throat and sinus?

Can you tell me what it's like to take gabapentin experienced dry mouth, throat and sinus?

Gabapentin: Along with its wanted effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. The most common side effects of the gabapentin is dizziness, fatigue, drowsiness, weight gain, and dry mouth. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. ...Read more

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What can I do to heal my chapped lips and dry nose fast?

What can I do to heal my chapped lips and dry nose fast?

Nasal saline: Remaining hydrated is one of the most important things you can do to avoid this problem. For nasal dryness: use nasal saline 2 sprays each nostril 3-4 times a day and using a humidifier at night use cocoa butter or aloe vera for chapped lips. ...Read more

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How do u stop throat irritation thsy causes u to cough a lot?

How do u stop throat irritation thsy causes u to cough a lot?

Throat irritation: Use saline nose drops four times a day. You probably have a post nasal drip causing a sore throat and couh. ...Read more

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Want to know how to stop a sore throat?

Want to know how to stop a sore throat?

Sore throat: 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. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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What can I do to get relief from dry and itchy throat?

What can I do to get relief from dry and itchy throat?

Saline: Your symptoms can be secondary to a cold or post nasal drip. Either way, a saline nasal spray should improve it. Also if you have allregies, treating them should help. ...Read more

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How to stop using cough drops?

How to stop using cough drops?

Get a checkup !: Cough is a symptom of throat and possibly lung problems. If you have a persistent cough, it could be simply related to allergy drainage or acid reflux. An examination by a throat specialist can identify the cause of the cough and then treatments will avoid the need for cough drops. The key is to deal with the cause, not the treatment! ...Read more

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How do you stop your scalp from getting dry and flakey?

How do you stop your scalp from getting dry and flakey?

Rotate Shampoos: Start rotating over-the-counter shampoos daily that have the following ingredients: ketoconazole, selenium sulfide, zinc pyrithione and/or salicylic acid. If that does not help, the next step would be an evaluation by a dermatologist for a possible prescription topical. ...Read more

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How to increase whiteness of teeth? How to stop bad breathe?

How to increase whiteness of teeth? How to stop bad breathe?

What to do: Start with a professional cleaning at your dentist. Then resume good oral hygiene habits (brushing and flossing after meals). This might result in both whiter teeth and a pleasant breath. If not, discuss whitening options with your dentist and what's causing your bad breath. It could be from many dental or medical causes: http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist.Com/fresh-breath-control.Htm. ...Read more

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What to do about dry throat?

One option: I agree with dr. Seely. Consider gargling with aloe vera juice twice a day & hydrate well. ...Read more

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How do you stop mouth breathing?

How do you stop mouth breathing?

Many options: Mouth breathing treatment options are numerous. Depending on the current clinical picture and symptoms, the effective treatment for mouth breathing includes immediate respiratory techniques and long-term breathing exercises and lifestyle changes in order to retrain the automatic breathing pattern. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop a sore throat ?

What can I do to stop a sore throat ?

Sore throat: Voice rest. Gargle often with mixture of warm salt water, hydrogen peroxide, & alcohol-based mouth wash. Do not swallow. Warm salty liquids like bouillon or chicken broth help. Throat lozenges with menthol &/or Benzocaine can temporarily numb soreness. If it lasts more than day or 2 or is getting worse, see your fp/pcp for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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How to stop runny stomach?

How to stop runny stomach?

What do you mean?: You need to describe what you mean by a "runny stomach." describe specifically what symptoms you are having. ...Read more