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Is there a medication I can take to stop having to clear my throat?

Is there a medication I can take to stop having to clear my throat?

Maybe: You may have acid reflux which is treated with medications. This may help your symptom. Go see an ent. ...Read more

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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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I have a sore throat and feel a strep throat coming on. Is there any over-the-counter medication i can take to prevent this from happening?

I have a sore throat and feel a strep throat coming on. Is there any over-the-counter medication i can take to prevent this from happening?

No: Strep throat is a bacterial infection that takes root no matter what preventative measures you may employ. Now if it's a viral infection instead, then some homeopathic remedies may help a bit, like echinacea. However, staying well hydrated and resting is the best medicine. ...Read more

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What is a quick way to stop diarrhea? I wanted to see if i could help my dad from it. If there is a type of medicine, i recommend to use it.

What is a quick way to stop diarrhea? I wanted to see if i could help my dad from it. If there is a type of medicine,  i recommend to use it.

Peptobismol: You can buy peptobismol. Take care to find out what caused diarrhea. Sometimes you should let the diarrhea run its own course. Just taking small sips of water to stay hydrated. And lots of rest. Imodium (loperamide) is stronger and only a single dose should be taken. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hello how can i remove my pimples in simplest way and it will be no sideeffect for me? and if there any medicine for this u can give me i will take that

Hello how can i remove my pimples in simplest way and it will be no sideeffect for me? and if there any medicine for this u can give me i will take that

Depends: There are numerous treatments for acne. Depends on type of acne, gender, age, pregnancy, PCOS, birth control, other meds, skin type. See a dermatologist for best result. Whatever you believe about acne is probably wrong. ...Read more

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I have an attack of asthma for a week can I take codeine to stop the cough that has come with it? Thanks.

I have an attack of asthma for a week can I take codeine to stop the cough that has come with it? Thanks.

See your doctor: The cough can certainly be debilitating and codeine is sometimes a good adjunct but the goal is to effectively treat the asthma so the flareup and cough resolve rather than suppressing the cough. I see that you have a history of alcohol addition so in your case codeine and any cough syrup with alcohol is not advised. ...Read more

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I get sore throat often and on, I need to know the possible cause and what medicine I can use to prevent it. Thanks?

I get sore throat often and on, I need to know the possible cause and what medicine I can use to prevent it. Thanks?

Sore throat...: Possible causes of frequent on and off sore throat are post nasal drip, sinus congestion, acid reflux, thyroid gland enlargement among others. An infection can definitely cause sore throat but it is unlikely to behave that way, giving symptoms frequently and on an on and off basis. When it is an infection symptoms usually persist until the infection has cleared on its own or after treatment. ...Read more

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Is it safe to stop taking my pain medication for a few days to give my liver a break. Its hard but I don't want to be adicted. ?

Is it safe to stop taking my pain medication for a few days to give my liver a break. Its hard but I don't want to be adicted. ?

Liver break: Please consult with your md as to the advisability of altering your pain medication doses. It is unlikely that taking a 2 day break will significantly protect your liver. It may not afford any less risk of them becoming addictive either. Consider alternative pain meds that can be taken as needed or have less risk of habituation (addiction). ...Read more

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Is there any medicine i can take to stop this or even to lighten up my menstruation?

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Is there any medicine i can take to stop this or even to lighten up my menstruation?

Yes - birth control: Go see your Family Doc, GYN or Planned Parenthood about your concerns. S/he can prescribe hormonal birth control to help you deal w/menses. If you'd like, ask for oral contraceptives that set you up for quarterly eg Seasonale/Seasonique or even just annual period eg Amethyst. ...Read more

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I have a phobia of vomiting and i need help to get past this, it is starting to effect everyday life. Please help!?

I have a phobia of vomiting and i need help to get past this, it is starting to effect everyday life. Please help!?

There is help: Fear of vomiting, follow the principle of fear of the fear, where one develops anxiety with physical symptoms like nausea and vomiting , then the symptoms themselves become the focus of anxiety and avoidance...It leads to a vicious circle with progression. There is treatment to interrupt this cycle using medication and therapy. Treatment of anxiety disorders is quite promising, . Please get help. ...Read more

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I have problem of controling my urinate and I can not hold it for a long time. Would you please help me?

I have problem of controling my urinate and I can not hold it for a long time. Would you please help me?

Urination control: A feeling of not being able to control urination may signal overactive bladder and/or urinary tract infection (UTI). Best to see a doctor for evaluation and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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My anxiety has gotten really bad to the point that I can't control myself, is alprazolam a good medication to help me? If so how should I take a 2mg

My anxiety has gotten really bad to the point that I can't control myself, is alprazolam a good medication to help me? If so how should I take a 2mg

Sounds like you akre: Sounds like you already have alprazolam? This is a highly addicting medication. So before you go further you should see your doctor right away. Do not self medicate yourself. Go get your medical help now ...Read more

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I have a tremous cold and no medince working . What's best to take for it ? I'm trying to get rid of it ASAP

I have a tremous cold and no medince working . What's best to take for it ? I'm trying to get rid of it ASAP

Severe URI's: This is a situation in which you would be best served by a full examination and consultation with your PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN right away. OTC medication when it does not work well may indicate the situation is far worse than you iniitally had contemplated. This is when professional medical evaluation helps to diagnose the true etiology of your acute symptoms. ...Read more