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Throat Infection From Smoking Weed
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
Yes: Smoking, by it's nature, can irritate throat linings by both heat and ash content. Once irritated, a secondary infection can ensue. ...Read more
Many supplements can help treat a sore throat. Good choices include propolis, pellargonium sidoides, andrographis & gargling with colloidal silver.
Homeopathy can help as well. See http://www. Umm. Edu/altmed/articles/pharyngitis-000129.Htm for advice on homeopathy & herbs & see http://altmedicine. About. Com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/sore_throat. Htm for more on herbs. ...Read more
Remedies: Viruses tend to run their course. Rest, hydrate well with water & stay far, far away from cigarette smoke. You can keep mucosa moist with a humidifier. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Slippery elm bark lozenges are another option. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. ...Read more
See doctor...: If you think your inhaler is worsening and/or causing a throat infection, you need to see your doctor so this can be diagnosed and treated. If this is indeed the case, your inhalers may need to be adjusted. If you are using a steroid inhaler, you should use a spacer device and rinse and spit after each and every dose. This can decrease your infection rate! ...Read more
OTC cold meds: Most over the counter cold medications combine antihistamines, decongestants and cough suppressants. People with hypertension should avoid those with pseudoephedrine. Guaifenesin is available is some preparations and is a great addition to the combination as it can thin secretions and promote drainage (MUST drink plenty of water for this to work properly). ...Read more
Need more history: Any form of inflammation at the back of the throat can produce the sensation you are describing. Generally this should resolve uneventfully in several days, but if it persists, gets worse, or is accompanied by other symptoms would suggest you see your doctor. You might try gargling with a saline solution which will help to reduce swelling. ...Read more
What germ if known?
Probably 4 a day.
Usually need a week if strep ...Read more
Finish and more rest: You were prescribed antibiotics for a throat infection. You feel it is viral because you are not better. Please take days of rest, call your doctor to let them know you are not better. If you are still having fevers the bacteria may be resistant to the antibiotic. Rest and recooperate in order to get better. ...Read more
I have a throat infection and have been prescribed clonamox amoxicillin how long before it works been on it two days with no improvement?
I had a throat infection and I have been given amoxicillin on sat. Now on Monday I vomitted twice in 2 hours. I can't eat anything. What must I do?
Antibiotics: It may we’ll be due to the antibiotics. I suggest to go back and see your primary Dr. ...Read more
I recently had a bad throat infection/ cold and I now have a bad cough (lasting 2 weeks after cold ended) when do I need to worry about the cough?
18, have 2painless movable lumps0.8cm on the right side of my neck. Last week I went to the doc and said its normal and had a throat infection. I'm scare.
Neck nodes: This is very common. Your doctor is probably right on and you should not be scared. The neck nodes may persist for a long time. ...Read more
I have a bad throat infection from a cold And today I woke up w conjunctivitis, can it be from the throat infection? And what 2 take 4 both not antibi
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
Pharyngitis: You do not say how you know this is an infection, but the answer to your question is to go and see your local doctor and get professionally diagnosed and treated. This cannot be done over the internet. ...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
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
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