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Can using throat spray (and swallowing it) for over months at a time cause any issues? Been using it all times during the day for months now.
Tonsillectomy: Hello. Yes you can use chloroseptic as needed and as directed for post op control of excessive pain after tonsillectomy. ...Read more
Culture results: Yes culture results can be affected by antiseptic mouth wash. ...Read more
What are the long term effects of using phenol throat spray when used every few moments everyday for months? Overdose signs and symptoms please.
Phenol is toxic: The most common side effect of phenol throat spray is numbness of the mouth, tongue, and cheeks. Repeated or prolonged contact with phenol may cause irritation and chemical burns. Inhalation of phenol vapor may cause lung edema. Phenol overexposure may also have harmful effects on the central nervous system and heart. ...Read more
One or the other: It`s unnecessary and not advisable. Oral NASAIDS get into most tissues-local sprays are local but with some small systemic absorption. Don`t do both. ...Read more
I have been using throat spray and have accidentally swallowed some each time of use, I now have been having heart palps. Can the phenol cause this?
I have bumps on the back of my tounge close to my throat... when I swallow or eat they hurt I've tried throat spray salt water ie. What can I do?
Oral surgeon: Perhaps normal papillae. Should not hurt. See oral surgeon for exam/recommendations. ...Read more