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Can I give my baby an antiseptic spray for his sore throat?

Can I give my baby an antiseptic spray for his sore throat?

No: Not at all, very dangerous to use any product without discussing with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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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


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What's your opinion on halo? The stuff you spray on the cavity in your throat that kills germ for six hours.

What's your opinion on halo? The stuff you spray on the cavity in your throat that kills germ for six hours.

Helpful for plaque &: Gingivitis prevention; active ingredient cetylpyridinium chloride kills gram + & fungi but not gram —, mycobacterium, or viruses; so helpful in above situations but not against colds (caused by viruses). Concern would be that long-term use might create resistant bacteria. ...Read more

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I spray painted one of my hockey sticks and now I have a burning throat, how long exposure to the fumes roughly can lead to a side effects?

I spray painted one of my hockey sticks and now I have a burning throat, how long exposure to the fumes roughly can lead to a side effects?

If the exposure-: -was short, U should B fine. If long, & persistent C Ur PCP 4 eval. Never do this in an enclosed space, must B done in a well ventilated space or outside. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Short term remedy: You should not be using throat spray on a regular basis. If you are using it because you have chronic sore throat you should get it looked at. If all you need is moisture then you can use saline or artificial saliva ...Read more

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What does the local anesthetic throat spray involve?

What does the local anesthetic throat spray involve?

Numbing the throat: A topical spray which is generally flavored containing cetacaine, Lidocaine or Benzocaine anesthetics. These chemicals numb the tissues it comes in contact with temporarily. ...Read more

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Is it not good to spray chloraseptic spray on strep throat?

Is it not good to spray chloraseptic spray on strep throat?

Strep throat: Strep throat needs to be treated with antibiotics a not with any throat sprays. ...Read more

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What is better for upper endoscopy sedation or throat spray?

What is better for upper endoscopy sedation or throat spray?

GI question: If you are undergoing, an endoscopy of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum by a GI specialist you will need both conscious sedation and a throat spray. Ask you specialist. ...Read more

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I've tried strepsils not helped throat spray and I can hardly swallow?

I've tried strepsils not helped throat spray and I can hardly swallow?

Sore throat : If your throat is sore and progressively getting worse you need a physician to take an exam to be sure you do not have an infection such as Strep or Mono
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What are the long term effects of using phenol throat spray when used every few moments every day for months? Overdose signs and symptoms please.

What are the long term effects of using phenol throat spray when used every few moments every day 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

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Hi. I have a mouth soar over my throat since last week Thursday. I have been spraying andolex regularly a few times day. Not helping. What else can I?

Hi. I have a mouth soar over my throat since last week Thursday. I have been spraying andolex regularly a few times day. Not helping. What else can I?

Not sure whether you: Are describing a general sore throat or an area that is localized and looks like a "sore." In the latter case you may have an ulceration and in the former, a viral or bacterial infection. In either case, with now several days of symptoms, you should have the area examined by a doctor. You may need a throat culture. You can try lozenges as an alternative for pain relief, but an exam is needed now. ...Read more

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Inhaled some spectracide bug spray last night and today I woke up with an irratated throat and nagging cough what's a home remedie. Can this hurt me?

Inhaled some spectracide bug spray last night and today I woke up with an irratated throat and nagging cough what's a home remedie. Can this hurt me?

Pesticide exposure: Get an evaluation. Exposure to pesticide chemicals can be irritating to the lungs, causing an inflammation known as a pneumonitis which may require steroid drug therapy to treat the inflammation. ...Read more

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How can I keep nasal spray from going down my throat?

How can I keep nasal spray from going down my throat?

Nasal spray to throa: Tilt head down and only use 1 spray each time. Don't breath in when spraying. ...Read more

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Can you use chloraseptic throat spray after having tonsils out?

Can you use chloraseptic throat spray after having tonsils out?

Tonsillectomy: Hello. Yes you can use chloroseptic as needed and as directed for post op control of excessive pain after tonsillectomy. ...Read more

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Sprayed chlorine 2 kill mold. Now throat has red streaks. How long for it to heal? I've asked before but want to know how long for it to heal?

Sprayed chlorine 2 kill mold. Now throat has red streaks. How long for it to heal? I've asked before but want to know how long for it to heal?

Look for: Another reason for your red streaks since it is extremely unusual to have throat irritation lasting for more than a few days from spraying cleaning strength Chlorine products!
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When spraying Flonase in nostrils is it normal for it to feel like a little went in throat or am I spraying too high up? Should I spray lower? Thanks!

When spraying Flonase in nostrils is it normal for it to feel like a little went in throat or am I spraying too high up? Should I spray lower? Thanks!

Proper Technique: First gently blow your nose to clear it of mucus before using the medicine. Tilt your head forward slightly. Put the spray tip into nostril and aim slightly out (away from septum). Use the finger of your other hand to close off your other nostril. Spraying toward the septum or straight up can cause the medication to be swallowed. Online technique videos on Flonase website helpful. ...Read more