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Is cranberry juice good for a sore throat?

Is cranberry juice good for a sore throat?

No: It won't make it get better any faster, but if it feels good, drink it. ...Read more

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What is good for a sore throat?

What is good for a sore throat?

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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Will lozenges be a good remedy for my sore throat?

Will lozenges be a good remedy for my sore throat?

May help: I recommend that to a number of my patients, also chloraseptic spray. ...Read more

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Help please? What is a good remedy for a sore throat?

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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What is a good over-the-counter medication for sore tonsils or sore throat?

What is a good over-the-counter medication for sore tonsils or sore throat?

Sore throat: Tylenol or Motrin can be used for the pain and the fever if present. Flonase can help if the sore throat is due to post nasal drip.' Chloroseptic spray can numb up the throat to take the pain away. It is sprayed in the throat every few hours and woks on the surface of the throat and the tonsils. You may also have tonsil stones that get inflamed. Have the ent doctor check it out. ...Read more

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What is best for a sore throat: ginger juice, or brandy?

Ginger juice: Better of two choices, though honestly not familiar with is use for sore thoat but is safe, avoid alcohol for any medical problem, it is not a medication. Try honey, warm herbal tea, hot shower, cough drops, salt water gargle, hot chicken soup, honestly home remedies, besides alcohol, are best choices. ...Read more

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Is a shower good for a hoarse throat and chills?

Is a shower good for a hoarse throat and chills?

Lemon, honey, water: Try glycerin losenges. Avoid all menthol. Mix lemon honey and warm water and drink it. Use Mucinex (guaifenesin) otc - the plain form. But yes a warm shower and humidity will help also. ...Read more

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Is benzydamine gargle good for sore throat?

Is benzydamine gargle good for sore throat?

Maybe: It is a locally acting non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that might be helpful with a sore throat. I tis more commonly used with various problems that cause a sore mouth. ...Read more

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Please describe a good cure for a sore throat?

Please describe a good cure for a sore throat?

Options: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. 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. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for a sore throat?

Depends on cause.: 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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Please describe a good alternative remedy for a sore throat?

Ginger: 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. Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a good remedy for a sore throat?

Docs, what's a good remedy for a sore throat?

Sore throat remedy: As long as the sore throat is not being caused by a strep infection, a good remedy is as follows: make a 50/50 mixture of liquid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and maalox and gargle, then spit it out. Do this several times daily. If your sore throat persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is amox suggested for a very sore throat?

Is amox suggested for a very sore throat?

It works well: Most of the regular penicillin products do not seem as tasty to the kids as Amoxicillin & so Amoxicillin is often prescribed if a test has confirmed strep as the cause. Strep is killed by all of the penicillin type drugs.Most sore throats are caused by viruses & antibiotics will not help. If a test is not done you don't know what you are treating. ...Read more

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What is done for a sore throat?

What is done for a sore throat?

What to do:: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a 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 amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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Is it true that orange juice and lemon juice are good for cold and sore throat? If yes, don't sour drinks cause irritation to the throat?

Food Myths: The only benefit is the cooling these drinks may offer the inflamed throat. There would be no other specific health benefits for a cold or sore throat. ...Read more

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Why is tea with lemon and honey recommended while treating a sore throat?

Mainly: TEA = Tannic acid a natural "mucolytic" (dissolves mucous) LEMON and HONEY the honey SOOTHES the inflamed throat (Mainly it makes the TEA TASTE BETTER Hope this helps! BE WELL Dr Z ...Read more

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Does lemon juice help a sore throat?

Does lemon juice help a sore throat?

Lemon juice helps: Generally, lemon juice increase salivation and may help moisten or lubricate an irritated throat. Most commonly, chronic sore throats are dry or irritated. Mouth breathing and acid reflux are two very common causes of sore throat. ...Read more

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If you drink straight real lemon juice when you have a sore throat, will it help?

If you drink straight real lemon juice when you have a sore throat, will it help?

Thats a bit: Aggressive. Adding honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea is often used for a sore throat. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. ...Read more

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Chamomile tea with honey and lemon, gargling with water and salt, but nothing helps my sore throat?

Chamomile tea with honey and lemon, gargling with water and salt, but nothing helps my sore throat?

Eval: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. 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. ...Read more

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What's good for a sore throat? What's bad for it?

What's good for a sore throat? What's bad for it?

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. Hydrate well. ...Read more

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What is good for a sore throat?

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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Is butter and sugar mixed together good for a sore throat?

Is butter and sugar mixed together good for a sore throat?

Uncertain: There is supposed to be an old fashioned remedy with warm milk , butter, honey, & sugar. I have no idea how effective it is . I usually recommend warm salt water for gargling. ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice good for a sore throat?

No: It won't make it get better any faster, but if it feels good, drink it. ...Read more

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What's good for a sore throat? I have apple cider vinegar, organic honey, salt, chamomile tea, eggs & rum.

Honey and Tea: If you have honey at home, you might want to try mixing honey and fresh lemon juice in some warm water and sip. Alcohol should be avoided since it is dehydrating. While there is certainly nothing wrong with chamomile tea, peppermint or licorice tea may be more comforting. Apple cider vinegar may well be irritate the throat unless diluted significantly. ...Read more

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Yoghurt good for sore throat?

Really cold yogurt : May feel soothing. If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a strep 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 >. ...Read more

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