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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
Time: There is nothing special to do for small volume salt water inhalation. Salt water can be irritating but your body/lungs and throat will be fine in a few hours. ...Read more
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?
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 more
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?
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?
Infection: you have an infection may be viral or bacterial . you need to see a doctor to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
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
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?
Thrush vs cancer: Do you mean vaginal yeast infection? It is possible you have it in the mouth too, which would explain your symptoms and is called thrush. You might benefit from a special medicated mouthwash. Being a smoker puts you at risk for this but also mouth cancer which should be ruled out. See an ENT doctor. ...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?
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?
What remedies are useful for curing a common cold? i had a sore throat before and the salt water has cured that so what can i use for a common cold
Symptons are sore throat, sore glands and neck is sore and aching. I also have sore in roof of mouth. Been gargling with salt water & also peroxide?
See your doctor: Sore glands could be due to an infection in your mouth, sore neck don't know could be anything. You can not treat yourself gargling, you need to get proper diagnosis and treatment, call your dentist or your doctor or both. Please don't wait ...Read more
Soothing: It is likely that the salt draws out some of the fluid in the inflamed tissues, therefore decreasing swelling. ...Read more
Probably.: Salt water draws excess fluid from inflamed tissues in the throat, making them hurt less. It also loosens thick mucus, which can remove irritants like allergens, bacteria and fungi from the throat. An anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen will help to decrease the inflammation further. ...Read more
Probably not: if your symptoms are truly caused by acid reflux. Measures that would reduce acid exposure to your throat would be better, such as medicine to reduce acid secretion, alkali to neutralize acid, or mechanical maneuvers such as head elevation during sleep. Ask your doctor for specific advice. ...Read more
M south indian.Are sore throats caused by some viruses.Will hot salt water gargling cures this sore throat by killing this viruses?
See below: Hot salt water gargling will definitely help. It is one of the best initial treatments. However, it won't kill the virus. Your immune system does that. Gargling will clear out the mucus and contaminants from the air that get trapped. This can lead to discomfort, frequent coughing, and even secondary infections sometimes. Even if bacterial and you need antibiotics, I strongly recommend gargling. ...Read more
What is better for strep or a sore throat.... Gargle with warm salt water or warm baking soda water? I tried diluted poroxide water, too much foam.
Peroxide best: I recommend half- strength peroxide to my patients. Instead of gargling take half a mouthful and lean back and swish the solution for a minute or two before spitting it out. Repeat 2 additional times. Peroxide has antiseptic properties which is helpful during an infection. ...Read more
I have had a bad sore throat only on the right side. Hurts when i talk, breath or eat. I have taken otc meds and gargled salt water.
Right sore throat: do you sleep on the right side mostly? You could have post nasal drip at night which is irritating the throat. Most likely cause, allergies. Especially at this time of year. Try over the counter Flonase or get a prescription from your doctor. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more
I had a sore throat last week, but it resolved within 5 days by warm salt water gargle and plenty of fluids.However, my palatoglossal arch on both sid?
The swelling is probably due to excessive gargling.
Avoid hot foods/liquids. Take cold or iced.
If swelling persists, use Clear.ease ™ lozenges. This is papain and bromelain that you melt in your mouth between cheek and gums - one 3x a day. ...Read more
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
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