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Throat: Depends on the cause. Not enough info in your description. Please give us more info ...Read more
Consider Mono: This viral infection can cause your symptoms. ...Read more
I went to the Dr he said my throat is raw from a bad sore throat. What can I do to ease the pain of my raw throat?
Raw throat: If I read this correctly the first thing I would do is find a more caring doctor. That said, I bought a packet of Honey Melon cough drops a few days ago and my throat is doing OK. The cost was minimal and there are many over the counter items to consider - all work well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I use a neti pot every morning. I feel i breathe better. Is this bad? Lately I have a red raw throat wks, worse in evenings. Acid reflux? Or neti pot?
Neti Pot is good: Neti pots done correctly can help tremendously with sinus issues. Follow the instruction to make sure you are not putting in unclean water, etc. It works effectively and should not typically cause any further issues to the throat. If not done properly, it can cause irritation to the local area. There can also be a local viral illness or reflux causing discomfort. Check with an md if not better. ...Read more
Depends: This could be an infection but typically you would possibly also have chills or elevated temperature. If persisting without seeming like a viral infection and getting better, you should be seen to assess for causes. ...Read more
Everything smells like mothballs n I have a horrid metallic taste that won't go red raw throat. Is this connected to tonsillitis?
Wife in 1st trimester with fever of 101 and very raw throat (bloody raw). What can I give her for her throat safely and what temp should I be conerned?
Acetominophen: Hi! you need to call your doctor anytime her temperature climbs above 100.5, as in now. She should be tested for strep. Her symptoms should be treated with acetominophen and warm (not hot) teas. Best to avoid throat sprays. Good luck! dr brown. ...Read more