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What Is The Best Over The Counter Medication For Sore Throat And Sinus
I have this sore throat and I've taking over the counter meds. and it still nagging and I think it sinus and I needs some antibiotic ?
Sore throat: 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. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Salt Water: 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 with aloe vera juice twice a day. Gargle several times a day. ...Read more
Time: Usually this is caused by a viral upper respiratory infection. As such it is self limited. Use analgesics and stay well hydrated. If it is a chronic problem (more than 10-14 days) then see your doctor for assessment and treatment. Otc treatments are not effective and may be harmful. ...Read more
Sore throat: Tylenol or Motrin can be used for the pain and the fever if present. Flonase can help if the sore throat is due to post nasal drip.' Chloroseptic spray can numb up the throat to take the pain away. It is sprayed in the throat every few hours and woks on the surface of the throat and the tonsils. You may also have tonsil stones that get inflamed. Have the ent doctor check it out. ...Read more
I have a sore throat and feel a strep throat coming on. Is there any over-the-counter medication i can take to prevent this from happening?
Help. What's the most effective de congestion method or medication over the counter or home remedies?day2ofColdNose stuffed forehead hurts sore throat
Remedies: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read more
I have a sore throat and i can't hear out of my right ear due to sinus drainage.I have no insurance, what OTC drugs and at home remedies can u suggest?
Afrin (oxymetazoline): Otc nasal sprays can be used for a short time (3-5 days) to quickly relive sinus pressure. ...Read more
Throat is killing me. Hard to swallow, fever, lethargic, sore throat, mouth/tongue also hurts. Best over-the-counter remedies?
Mild sore throat, with red spots.Sinus CT scan clear , have been on allergy medications from 7 months.Throat pains when i speak more.Please help?
What OTC medicine to control sinus symptoms like cough/sore throat/sinus headache can be taken safely while having a couple of beers?
Please... is there anything over-the-counter that will soothe a severe sore throat and burning in my chest?
If a child (6year-old) has fiever (39°c), complains of a sore throat and a headache, do I give him some over-the counter meds, or does he need a doctor?
Cold chills, body ache, and sore throat... What over-the-counter medicine can II take if im breastfeeding?
I am experiencing a sore throat with ear pain and nausea- what could this be and is there anything over-the-counter that will help?
Sore throat: could be a strep throat infection (a type of bacteria) or a virus. Would need to be tested to see if it is strep throat and then treatment provided with an antibiotic. Over the counter pain reducer like tylenol (acetaminophen) can help with discomfort. Talk with doc prior to taking any new medications and to have an exam. ...Read more
I had a sore throat, then runny & stuffed nose. After 2 days, coughing up green mucus & 100.6 temp. Now at 99.2. Keep taking over the counter meds?
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