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Throat Numbing Cough Drops
Certain types: cherry, menthol and acidic types may burn more. ...Read more
Other idea: While sucking on cough drops is unlikely to be harmful and may help throat irritation, consider seeing a health care provider to assist in finding out why the sore throats are occurring. With that information, it may be possible to prevent the sore throats in the first place. ...Read more
My throat was extremely dry 2 weeks ago. Now it is just a constant tickle in my throat and cough drops don't help. I can't sleep. What do I do?
I swallowed a cough drop, but it wasn't whole, it was dissolving, but it feels as if is stuck in my lower throat middle chest area what to do?
My throat hurts and I've been using cough drops and honey and it's not helping. What can you do for me?
Sore throat cause?: 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
My throat hurts in the morning and at night. I take a cough drop and the pain goes away. I'm always good for the rest of the day. Why ?
AM throat pain: Could be reflux. Consider raising head of bed ( pillow under mattress), try ranitidine and or prevecid, avoid lots of coffee, soda, alcohol ,spicy food and smoking. Alternatively could be allergies with post nasal drip, elevating head of bed helps and try zyrtec/ before bedtime ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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