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Dr. Danny Proffitt
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I have a constant sore throat what is the best solution to this?

Dr. Danny Proffitt
Board Certified, Family Medicine
38 years in practice
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I have a constant sore throat what is the best solution to this?

Several: Are you a snorer or mouth breather? This may be the problem. Try to increase the humidityin the room where you live and or sleep.Next, make sure you have good oral hygiene. If you have large tonsils, reddness of the back of the throat or enlarged lymph glands or other symptoms, you should be seen by pcp/ent and examined and tested. Do you have sleep apnea? Any fever with this? Strep test? ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
40 years in practice
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Can honey cured sore throat? Im having a bad sore throat . Whats the best solution

Dr. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
40 years in practice
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Can honey cured sore throat? Im having a bad sore throat . Whats the best solution

Honey can: help symptoms, but will not cure your sore throat. You should see your doctor, because it could be strep throat, or something even more serious such as abscess. ...Read more

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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What is the best OTC for post nasal drip & sore throat that accompanies it? I have no other symptoms but it has been constant for several weeks

Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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What is the best OTC for post nasal drip &  sore throat that accompanies it?  I have no other symptoms but it  has been constant for several weeks

Saline nasal spray: A saline nasal spray should alleviate your post nasal drip temporarily but you will need to have a more permanent solution if the problem persists, and you may prescription nasal sprays. A visit to the allergist can identify your triggers and guide you for long term control of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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I have a bad sore throat. What is the best and fastest way to cure it?

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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I have a bad sore throat. What is the best and fastest way to cure it?

See a doctor: If it strep they can treat it quite effectively. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What is the best way to soothe a sore throat?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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What is the best way to soothe a sore throat?

Sore throat: 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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Dr. Tony Ho
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What is the best way to take ease the pain of a sore throat?

Dr. Tony Ho
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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What is the best way to take ease the pain of a sore throat?

Lozenges: There are otc sore throat lozenges that can provide temporary local pain relief to the area. ...Read more

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Dr. David Mann
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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What is the best way to help a cold and sore throat pain?

Dr. David Mann
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
25 years in practice
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Cold: Drink plenty of fluids, gargle warm salt water, medications like tylenol, Ibuprofen and chloraseptic spray are helpful, get plenty of rest, if symptoms become severe or are not better in a week, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Stevens
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What is the best way to solve a sore throat?

Dr. Randy Stevens
Board Certified, General Surgery
19 years in practice
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Drink cold fluid : You have a sore throat. Try drinking cold fluid to help ease pain. Not alcohol. If you have strep throat it can be tested easily and treated with antibiotics. If it is from post nasal drip that can be treated as well. You can gargle with salt water or mouthwash and that helps. Try a cepacol losange. It numbs the area. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What are the best remedies for a sore throat?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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What are the best remedies for a sore throat?

Sore throat: 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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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What is the best way to protect against getting a sore throat?

Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Board Certified, Pediatrics
8 years in practice
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What is the best way to protect against getting a sore throat?

Hygiene: Proper hygiene such as washing your hands frequently, especially when you know someone has a "viral cold." sore throat or pharyngitis usually due to virus. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sore Throat (Definition)

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


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