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How to hande my little kid‘s sore throat n sounding nose by flue?

How to hande my little kid‘s sore throat n sounding nose by flue?

See your doctor: Without more information it's hard to know what's going on here. When it comes to little children and problems with their throats the pediatrician is the best place to go. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Michaels
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Blood In Urine (Definition)

Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and ...Read more


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I started Paxil (paroxetine) 3 days ago & now i have a sore throat my dad has a cold so im probably just getting it i was worried cuz i read it could be a s/e?

I started Paxil (paroxetine) 3 days ago & now i have a sore throat my dad has a cold so im probably just getting it i was worried cuz i read it could be a s/e?

Probably a cold: Most likely, this is a cold virus causing a sore throat. That is just by the odds. Even though it might be listed as a side effect of Paxil, (paroxetine) it is still more likely to be a cold. See your doctor if it goes for more than a few days or if acutely worsens. ...Read more

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HI, have sore throat with white little spot on the back on my throat. Had protected sex a month ago. No fever and bad breath. This mean any s t d?

HI, have sore throat with white little spot on the back on my throat. Had protected sex a month ago. No fever and bad breath. This mean any s t d?

Pharyngitis likely: Of course, can't rule out STD without examination, but from what you describe it sounds less likely than a simple pharyngitis (rule out strep here). ...Read more

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Sore throat home remedies?

Sore throat home remedies?

Many: You can goggle with salt dissolved in warm water, Aspirin dissolved in warm water, drink tea with honey, chicken soup, zinc supplements have been shown to decrease the duration of a cold if you have one, etc. However, if you have a strep throat, home remedies would be a mistake as strep throat can sometimes lead to heart damage. Have a sore throat evaluated to make sure it is not strep. ...Read more

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Home remedies for sore throat?

Home remedies for sore throat?

Hot liquids.: Hot buttered rum. Hot salt water gargles. Over the counter sprays that contain phenol or Benzocaine lozenges. Some have used cloves for its anesthetic effect. ...Read more

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Sore throat after singing hard?

Sore throat after singing hard?

Laryngitis: 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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Home remedies for sore throat ?

Home remedies for sore throat ?

Plenty: Salt water gargles . Sucking on ice cubes. A table spoon of Honey. Hot Tea. Popsicle sticks, ice cream. Over the counter Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen. If no better see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long would sore throat last?

How long would sore throat last?

Depends: Viral illness better in a couple days. Bacterial sore throat better in a few days once antibiotic started. Chronic tonsillitis and tumors cause constant throat pain. Sore throat longer than 2-3 weeks needs ENT evaluation. ...Read more

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Easy tips to cure a sore throat?

Sore throat: This will cure itself in time. Have patience. In the interim you can prepare hot tea with lemon and honey and drink this as needed to alleviate symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I beat a sore throat fast?

Fast?: 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 a gargle help a sore throat?

Will a gargle help a sore throat?

Helps it feel better: If sore throat is from a common virus, gargling will certainly make it feel better in the short term. Yes, your probably killing a whole bunch of germs (virus or bacteria) when you gargle but they come back (multiply) pretty darn fast. So don't gargle to get rid of a sore throat faster, gargle cause it makes you feel better for a few minutes. ...Read more

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How can I cure a sore throat fast?

How can I cure a sore throat fast?

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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How long should a sore throat last?

How long should a sore throat last?

Less than a week: Viral sorethoats usually last only 3-5 days at most. Strep throat can last longer without treatment. Should get checked for strep if fever >3 days, body aches, white spots on tonsils, tender glands in neck. Mononucleosis and sorethroat from allergies or acid reflux can last much longer. Should probably get any sorethroat that lasts longer than 10 days checked out. ...Read more

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Can i swim when i have sore throat?

Can i swim when i have sore throat?

Yes, but...: Swimming while having a sore throat may make the throat more sore afterwards, if a person is ill. Also, there are usually other people at a swimming pool. If so, an ill person should avoid contact with them until he is not contagious anymore. Finally, a person can swim when he has a sore throat only if he already knows how to swim! ...Read more

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Best way to cure a very sore throat?

Tips: No cure just relief: gargle with warm salt water to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort. Prevent dehydration by drinking plenty of fluids. Use a vaporizer or humidifier in your bedroom. Do not smoke or use other tobacco products. Use nonprescription throat lozenges. Use tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin, or aspirin. See doc if symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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Sore throat off and on fir 2 months?

Sore throat : See an ENT and they will make sure or is something simple like reflux. The will rule out more serious issues with a scope and a complete exam. ...Read more

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I woke up with a sore throat, why??

I woke up with a sore throat, why??

Post nasal drip: Mostly likely this is due to you having post nasal drip which can irritate the throat. If this persists or worsens throughout the day follow up with a doctor for an exam. Also a trial of antihistamines(benadryl, zyrtec, claritin,etc) may help with your post nasal drip. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop a sore throat ?

What can I do to stop a sore throat ?

Sore throat: Voice rest. Gargle often with mixture of warm salt water, hydrogen peroxide, & alcohol-based mouth wash. Do not swallow. Warm salty liquids like bouillon or chicken broth help. Throat lozenges with menthol &/or Benzocaine can temporarily numb soreness. If it lasts more than day or 2 or is getting worse, see your fp/pcp for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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How to help sore throat with no meds?

Warm saline gargles: For non bacterial sore throats you can gargle with salt in warm water and take some over the counter pain killer and some will say drink hot tea as well but if you have fever and feel sicker and it may be strep throat you will need prescrtiption antibiotics. ...Read more

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What can be done about a sore throat?

Tips: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. 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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How can I quickly cure a sore throat?

Sx relief - not cure: 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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How do you make a sore throat better?

Remedy: 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. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced >>. ...Read more

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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 can cause a sore throat in summer?

Same as winter: The frequency if differing viral & bacterial infections that cause throat pain varies over the seasons.However, most germs are present in sporadic numbers year round. Flu as a cause of throat pain may cluster in nov-feb but occurs worldwide all year long. Strep throat is present continuously. ...Read more

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What can help a sore throat in a child?

See doctor: You can try to give child tylenol (acetaminophen) liquid /chewables, Motrin liquid/tab depend on child weight, suck on popsicles, drink plenty of fluids in addition to see doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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