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I have pain in swallowing food is that an infection of throat ?Any syrup for that please help me doctor

I have pain in swallowing food is that an infection of throat ?Any syrup for that please help me doctor

See a GI doctor: Painful swallowing absent other defining symptoms requires an urgent evaluation. Go and see somebody and get diagnosed and treated appropriately. The internet is not the place in which to do this. Good luck. ...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


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Is Mucinex (guaifenesin) cough cold and sore throat cough syrup ok to give to my 3 yr old?

Is Mucinex (guaifenesin) cough cold and sore throat cough syrup ok to give to my 3 yr old?

Avoid Cold medicines: Cough in young children is extremely frustrating for parents. Unfortunately cough medications used in adults don't work in children. Decongestants in combination with cough medications can actually be harmful. Using guafenesin may be helpful to help secretions stay loose. Increasing fluid intake and humidity in the air can definitely help. Honey (for kids over 12 months) may be a natural remedy. ...Read more

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Can cough syrup help with my throat that swells up and feels like it closes?

Can cough syrup help with my throat that swells up and feels like it closes?

See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. You could be having angio-edema and it can be serious. ...Read more

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I am coughing nonstop for a week now even with cough syrup given to me. Throat feels very dry, itchy. ?

I  am coughing nonstop for a week now even with  cough syrup given to me. Throat feels very dry, itchy. ?

Strep throat: or chronic allergies could cause this cough. However, there are lots of variables eg, occupation, smoking tobacco, enviroment etc. Some medications can cause cough as well. Please consult your physician for a thorough history, exam and basic tests, ie, chest xray, throat swab, and blood tests. Get well. ...Read more

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What do doctors think is the top over-the-counter cough syrup to soothe my throat and stop coughing?

What do doctors think is the top over-the-counter cough syrup to soothe my throat and stop coughing?

Menthol tablets: Will help with throat sore & cough. Multiple brands. Menthol will suppresed cough receptors & refresh your throat. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible to wash my mouth with diphen hydramin syrup to reduce my sore throat?

Can you explain if it's possible to wash my mouth with diphen hydramin syrup to reduce my sore throat?

Yes: This gargle works: mix 3 teaspoons maalox liquid with 2 teaspoons Benadryl (diphenhydramine) liquid and one teaspoon chloraseptic spray (take the spray top off the spray bottle), . Gargle and swish well for at least a minute and spit out. You can repeat every few hours; don't swallow since you'll be loading up on benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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I have a stuffy nose + dry itchy throat + fever. What do you think should I take ? Would ibruphen syrup work ?

I have a stuffy nose + dry itchy throat + fever. What do you think should I take ? Would ibruphen syrup work ?

Viral Infection: Sounds like you are suffering from viral upper respiratory tract infection. Symptomatic treatment will help including ibuprofen for fevers and pain, lots of rest, and increased hydration. Take it easy and feel better. ...Read more

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I have a cold and my throat feels like it is cut. I have tried many cough syrups and Aleve (naproxen) and ricola with no help?

I have a cold and my throat feels like it is cut. I have tried many cough syrups and Aleve (naproxen) and ricola with no help?

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more