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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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What can I do to treat my sore throat?

What can I do to treat my sore throat?

Sx relief: 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's some good ways to treat a sore throat? Ricola?

What's some good ways to treat a sore throat? Ricola?

Various herbals: Garlic is my favorite except you'll smell like a great italian! I use a clove three times daily - slice it up and eat a small slice with each bite of your meal or it will be too hot - do this for 2-3 days and avoid the whole cold issue as it's antiviral and antibacterial. Zinc lozenges are also helpful as is olive leaf extract, and higher doses of vit c 1000mg 2-3 times daily. ...Read more

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How is a staph sore throat normally treated?

How is a staph sore throat normally treated?

Antibiotics: Normarly these infections are treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Sore throat made me lose my voice. How do I treat this?

Sore throat made me lose my voice. How do I treat this?

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

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How do I treat a sore throat that won't go away? Hard to swallow, gets worse at night

How do I treat a sore throat that won't go away? Hard to swallow, gets worse at night

See the doctor: You should see your doctor first if you are sick, and then if doctor told you that you are not having some kind of cold, flue or else, then see your dentist to get it checked. There are lot of things to be checked with your dentist, for example, medical history, personal history, etc... ...Read more

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I got diagnosed a week ago with gonorrhea and got treated. My fiance is going to get treated. But right now he is having a sore throat is that a sign?

I got diagnosed a week ago with gonorrhea and got treated. My fiance is going to get treated. But right now he is having a sore throat is that a sign?

Possibly: Gonorrhea can unfortunately also be in the throat if your partner also performed oral sex as well on you. He might want to have throat cultured to be sure but he should definitely be treated as well. ...Read more

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How can I treat sore throat?

How can I treat sore throat?

Depends on cause: Most cases are due to a viral infection, in which case you need a pain killer such as Ibuprofen or naproxen. ...Read more

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How can I treat a sore throat?

How can I treat a sore throat?

Find the reason: And then the treatment. A sore throat caused by viral infection — the most common cause — usually lasts five to seven days and doesn't require medical treatment.
If your sore throat is caused by a bacterial infection, your doctor will prescribe a course of antibiotics. According to mayo clinic. ...Read more

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How do you treat a sore throat?

How do you treat a sore throat?

Honey: 1 tablespoon of warm honey every 4 hours helps soothe the throat. Salt water gargles can be helpful too. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my sore throat really fast?

What can I do to treat my sore throat really fast?

Sore throat: 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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Can you tell me what is the best ways to treat a sore throat?

Can you tell me what is the best ways to treat a sore throat?

Check for Fever: Best is to make sure of no fever.
If prolonged see MD for exam and throat culture.
Take no hot foods
Chicken soup
Lemon lime lozenges
Fluids like water
No smoking or alcohol.
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Can there be any way to treat a sore throat before it gets bad?

Perhaps: 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. 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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I seem to have a sore throat all the time! What should I do to treat this?

Low Humidity: Gargle with good mouth wash twice daily. Make sure the humidity at home and work is above 50%. Zyrtec (cetirizine) 10 mg at night for 3 weeks will also help. ...Read more

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Could you tell me ways to treat a mono-related sore throat?

Sore throat: It is a viral illness. Needs symptomatic therapy. Take enough fluids, rest, otc pain medication. ...Read more

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How does gargling salt water help treat a sore throat?

How does gargling salt water help treat a sore throat?

Symptomatic relief: Warm water gargles loosens the muscles of the throat and make it easier to swallow. It does not address the cause of sore throat.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What can I do to bring my voice back and treat the sore throat?

What can I do to bring my voice back and treat the sore throat?

Gargle with listerin: For best results, drink a hot tea infused with ginger and a touch of honey. Sip slowly, gently clearing your throat with each sip. This will help open up and provide some relief from the pain. Gargling with listerine will help kill bacteria in your throat, relieve sore throat pain and discomfort, gargle with warm water and salt. Avoid smoking if you are a smoker. ...Read more

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How can I treat crackling and gurgling sound in chest with sore throat?

How can I treat crackling and gurgling sound in chest with sore throat?

See a doctor.: Crackling and gurgling sound in chest, if referring to sounds inside the chest, could be caused by a serious lung infection like a pneumonia. These can be quite dangerous if not properly treated. So, it would be good to be seen by a physician for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a terrible sore throat! Does anyone have some ideas on how to treat it?

What to do if I have a terrible sore throat! Does anyone have some ideas on how to treat it?

Med eval: 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 it OK to gargle with Dettol (or dilute it with cold water) to treat a sore throat? Is diluting necessary? Thanks

Is it OK to gargle with Dettol (or dilute it with cold water) to treat a sore throat? Is diluting necessary? Thanks

NO: Absolutely not. I do not recommned any chemicals to treat a sore throat.
Have you tried over the counter lozenges? If you have not, you can try warm salt water. ...Read more

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22 F. Sore throat 2 mnths bk. Not Mono. Got treated with cefixime. Still bilateral palpable submandibular nodes. When will they go away?

22 F. Sore throat 2 mnths bk. Not Mono. Got treated with cefixime. Still bilateral palpable submandibular nodes. When will they go away?

Variable: These nodes enlarge while fighting off an inflammatory process, which is what they do for a living. How fast they resolve depends upon many variables and do not have enough info from you to speculate, but 4-6 weeks or more would not be unusual. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat a sore throat and swollen glands?

What's the best way to treat a sore throat and swollen glands?

Doctor's visit: Depends on a number of things:
what the swollen glands feel like
what the throat looks like
fever?
Elevated wbc?
Any other medical history?
How long it has been going on.
Any other findings on exam. ...Read more

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I've had a sore throat for about 3 days. How do I treat this?

I've had a sore throat for about 3 days. How do I treat this?

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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What are some remedies that to treat a sore throat that happens once a month?

Tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin: I would recommend simple things like tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Has a doctor looked at this? If you're getting recurring infection, you should see an ent. If mild, the above, plus chloraseptic spray, throat lozenges will help. ...Read more

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How to treat sore throat?

How to treat sore throat?

Depends: Depends on the cause of the sore throats. If. Viral. Then rest hydrate. If bacterial you will need antibiotic as well as resting and hydration. See your doctor ...Read more

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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

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