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Moxikind Cv 375 Throat Infection
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Pharyngitis: Need more info. What is causing the infection, how long have you had it, are you coughing, what form of contact do you have with people to whom you are concerned about infecting, and so on. Rephrase question and ask again. Best. ...Read more
Throat infection: 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
Mono Infection: Mono, also infectious mononcleosis, is caused by the virus, epstein barr. It causes a prolonged sore throat, excessive malaise, swollen lymph glands, and may cause an enlargement of the liver and spleen. There is no medication that specifically treats this common viral infection, but symptoms can be helped with tylenol (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen, warm salt water gargles and tincture of time - steroids maybe. ...Read more
See below: Most cases of pharyngitis are viral infections and resolve spontaneously. If you have pus on your tonsils, fever, tender lymph nodes in your neck or a very painful throat see your md and have strep throat/gc ruled out. Take over the counter throat lozenges and tylenol (acetaminophen) for symptomatic relief. ...Read more
I can't confirm if: It is effective. But apple cider vinegar has been used in folk medicine to treat sore throats for a long time. ...Read more
Pharyngitis: A viral or bacterial sore throat are often indistinguishable. Redness, pain on swallowing, 'plaques' or white patched on the tonsils or back of the throat, fever, fatigue. To test thedifference we do throat cultures or screens because rheumatic fever may be the result of an undiagnosed throat bacterial infection and dosing the patient with peniciillin prevents these. ...Read more
Extremely unlikely: Personally, I have never seen this happen. If you have a toothache, you should see your dentist as soon as possible and not take the chance of attributing this to another non-dental cause. ...Read more
Symptomatic Treatmen: Encourage fluids and add tylenol/motrin to help control discomfort. Cool fluids and popsicles can comfort. Strep infections are less common than viral (esp in this age) and rheumatic fever uncommon <2yo, but would require antibiotic therapy if present. If chld is not drinking well, monitor closely for signs of dehydration. ...Read more
Your DR will be able: To give u different choices of antifungals. Take care! Http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/antifungal_drug. ...Read more
Cold/ 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. For congestion ...Read more
There is no answer to your question. Any person can get medical care and help in this country if he is looking for it. So, chances to be killed are very slim to none.
Just do not wait to long. ...Read more
Remedies: 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
If you don't have any medications, to avoid Throat infection. What can you buy (at the pharmacy) or do?
Kleenex!: There is really no medicine to avoid throat infection> Such infections, called pharyngitis or tonsillitis, are mostly viral, and occasionally from strep bacteria. If you have symptoms of itchy or sore throat, you can take oTC medicine like lozenges or pain killers like Acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Check with your physician if u suspect strep or symptoms persist beyound a week or so. ...Read more
If I have a throat infection should I keep away from a person going through radiotherapy or is it not necessary?
Depends on: Where the radiation treatments are targeting and if the person just got done with chemo. If just finish chemo or radiation to the throat than keep away. Otherwise you are ok. ...Read more
Are there any foods you should avoid when you have a throat infection? Is there any food/drink which can make it worse?
No: Nothing in particular that you eat or drink will make it worse. ...Read more
I have a throat infection which continues throughout the year. I do not smoke as well. What's the permanent remedy for this?
Tonsillectomy: Please open your mouth and say ahhhhhh :). ...Read more