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How to treat sore throat?

How to treat sore throat?

Depends: Depends on the cause of the sore throats. If. Viral. Then rest hydrate. If bacterial you will need antibiotic as well as resting and hydration. See your doctor ...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 treat sore throat?

How can I treat sore throat?

Depends on cause: Most cases are due to a viral infection, in which case you need a pain killer such as Ibuprofen or naproxen. ...Read more

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How to treat a sore throat?

How to treat a sore throat?

Sore throat TLC: Gargle with salt water. Drink tea with honey. Suck on popsicles. Take something to relieve pain like Acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Lots of chicken soup and tlc. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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How to treat a sore throat?

How to treat a sore throat?

Sore throat : there are many causes of sore throat. The most common is post nasal drip. You can try an over the counter nasal steroid like Flonase and see how you are doing. If your sore throat is due to infection, you would have fevers and chills and maybe some pain with swallowing. You may also have tonsil patches of exudates which would also signify infection and the need to see a doctor. Good luck ! ...Read more

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How to treat a sore throat and bad taste in mouth?

How to treat a sore throat and bad taste in mouth?

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

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How can I treat a sore throat?

How can I treat a sore throat?

Find the reason: And then the treatment. A sore throat caused by viral infection — the most common cause — usually lasts five to seven days and doesn't require medical treatment. If your sore throat is caused by a bacterial infection, your doctor will prescribe a course of antibiotics. According to mayo clinic. ...Read more

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How do you treat a sore throat?

How do you treat a sore throat?

Honey: 1 tablespoon of warm honey every 4 hours helps soothe the throat. Salt water gargles can be helpful too. ...Read more

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How can you treat a sore throat with home remedies?

How can you treat a sore throat with home remedies?

Gargle with listerin: Gargle with worm water and salt.Avoid smoking .Avoid dehydration by drinking water .You can gargle with 1/2 warm water and 1/2 listerine. For an extremely bad sore throat, add a cap-full of hydrogen peroxide to the mix too.Then spit it out. Warm beverages help soothe the discomfort. For best results, drink a hot tea infused with ginger and a touch of honey. Sip slowly, gently clearing your throat. ...Read more

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How do I treat a sore throat that won't go away? Hard to swallow, gets worse at night

How do I treat a sore throat that won't go away? Hard to swallow, gets worse at night

See the doctor: You should see your doctor first if you are sick, and then if doctor told you that you are not having some kind of cold, flue or else, then see your dentist to get it checked. There are lot of things to be checked with your dentist, for example, medical history, personal history, etc... ...Read more

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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