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I Just Went Swimming At The Beach And Swallowed Salt Water Now I Am Coughing And Have A Sore Throat What Should I Do I Also Have Allergies N Asthma
I just went swimming at the beach and swallowed salt water now
I am coughing and have a sore throat. What should I do? I also have allergies n asthma
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
I went to the doctor and he said my bad sore throat is from bad seasonal allergies. I started taking Zyrtex and symptoms improved noticeably. Then I went swimming laps in a salt water pool and later that day noticed a sore throat forming again. Today is t
I'm on day three of a sore throat. Hurts to swallow and even hurts to yawn. I've tried warm drinks, cold drinks, gargling salt water, cough drops, etc.
Sore Throat: See your doctor for a culture and possible antibiotics. You should also make sure you are not forming an abcess. ...Read more
Right side tonsil sore with sore throat, now the pain is gone but i feel like a lot of mucus is stuck on bottom of throat that I can't swallow. White stuff stuck on back of throat and I have been gargling with salt water, what else can i do?
Home remedies for sore throat. It hurts everytime a swallow. I've tried salt water, lister one, ect. But never helps.
Home remedies: 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. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. ...Read more
I have had allergy-driven asthma, body aches,a sore throat, difficulty swallowing and extremely poor focus/energy for about five months. Ideas?
Possibilities...: Allergies can cause many different symptoms so being evaluated by an allergist may be a good place to start to figure out what is causing your symptoms. Once an allergist finds out exactly what your allergies are, treatment can be given that will hopefully relieve your symptoms! ...Read more
My favorite: My favorite is a classic "hot toddy." specifically I use a camomile tea with honey, lemon juice and either rum or whiskey (about half-a-shot). The choice of spirits is up to you. The point is to drink a warm liquid that will relax you and open up your airways. (adult only for alcohol, however, lemon, honey, and tea can be used alone for those abstaining or kids.). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
M south indian.Hot salt water gargling for sore throat and buying a cough syrup for coughing without consulting doctor, anything wrong in doing that?
I went to the beach and I swallowed the water and I started to cough and I had a sore throat I went to sleep and my throat is worse any treatments. ?
Some halls now. Later, i plan on gargling with salt water. Are there any other ways to soothe a sore throat?
Remedies: Consider making 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 throat pain. Consider adding 2 tsp of slippery elm bark to 1 cup of hot water (steep for at least 5 minutes in a covered teapot). Drink this as needed to relieve pain or a few times per day. Cont'd. ...Read more
I scratched my tonsil & now I have a canker sore?? w/sore throat & ear. No fever. I've been gargling salt water. Do I need to see a doctor.
No: Not unless it persists more than a few days. Should rapidly heal on its own. ...Read more
I have a sore throat, coughing and wheezing off and on and have had a few asthma attacks then woke up with both eyes, red, crusty, allergy?
I had a sore throat for 3 days it went away but now I have a constant cough and i lost my voice i also have asthma so I have been taking prednisone to?
Diagnosed w bacterial infection (sore throat & flu sympt) Cough is getting worse (times) and now chest and upper back pain. Doesn't feel like asthma.
I have a sore throat/cough. I went swimming-indoor pool-and next day throat and cough worse. Should I still swim today or rest until all better?
Wait until better: Would be best to wait until feeling better. That way you would not be putting other swimmers at risk from your coughing. Also this will give your body some time to "heal" naturally. ...Read more
Have a sore throat. Going to doc tomorrow to test for strep. Tea/salt water don't help. What's an OTC medication that numbs throat temporarily?
Took diflucan (fluconazole) friday night for yeast inf. I have a sore throat and an extremely sore tounge. Tried salt water. No luck. Any idea what it is or relief?
Diflucan: For oropharyngeal use usually 200mg 1'st day followed by 100mg daily for 2 weeks. Is this the dosage prescribed for you, or are you dosing yourself with some leftover meds? Are you sure you have a fungal overgrowth, or did your Dentist say it could be something else? Cannot diagnose you on this general information site. Best advice, see your Dentist or an ENT. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would swabbing my nose with salt water be of any benefit in the early stages of sore throat/cold?
Hi, I have a really sore throat and after I gargled with salt water and spat it out, there was also blood. Why/what is this?
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more