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What to do for a sore throat?

What to do for a sore throat?

Lukewarm salt water : Cep astray or cepacol lozenges/spray. See a doctor if worsening site throat, fever and enlarged lymph glands, trouble swallowing or wheezing in the throat. ...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 to do for a soar throat?

What to do for a soar throat?

Sore throat: F you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a strep throat test & culture. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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What to do for a burnt throat?

What to do for a burnt throat?

If it is burnt due : To inhalation of heated gases - please seek emergency assistance. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. ...Read more

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What to do for a swollen nose?

What to do for a swollen nose?

Swollen nose: Try cold compresses but whether swelling responds or not depends on the cause for swelling . swelling can be due to injury, infection, cyst etc so if it doesn't respond consult with your doctor ...Read more

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What do you do for a sore throat for children?

What do you do for a sore throat for children?

Ibuprofen helps: If honey isn't enough, for many children, Ibuprofen is the most helpful medication (per recent studies), although Acetaminophen has also been shown to help. If it lasts more than a few days and/or there's a fever involved, it's probably time to call your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What to do if i need a home remedy for a sore throat.?

What to do if i need a home remedy for a sore throat.?

Slippery Elm: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. Try adding 2 tsp of slippery elm bark to 1 cup of hot water (steep for at least 5 minutes in a covered teapot). Drink this as needed to relieve pain or a few times per day. Slippery elm bark lozenges are another option. ...Read more

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What can I do for a dry cough and a horse voice? Plz help.

What can I do for a dry cough and a horse voice? Plz help.

Try this: If acute, likely due to a virus, Try humidifier by your bed, and change water every day. If no humidifier, try steam shower. Keep head of bed elevated. Drink plenty of fluids and rest your voice, including whispering. If cough persists, see your clinician - it can be due to gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), allergies, certain medications, underlying asthma, or a persistent infection ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of what to do for a sore muscle?

Would like to have explanation of what to do for a sore muscle?

See below: Depends on what's causing the soreness. Usually rest, stretching and fluids will do the job. ...Read more

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What should I do to help a strep throat?

What should I do to help a strep throat?

Antibiotics + tips: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. If you have streph throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future compications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sore throat that kills to talk and swallow?

What to do if I have a sore throat that kills to talk and swallow?

Med eval: 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

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What can I do if for a sore throat?

What can  I do if for a sore throat?

Be careful: Perisitant sore throats, lasting more than 2 weeks can be a red flag. If this is the case consult an ENT specialist. For sure if you smoke, stop. ...Read more

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What to do for a stomach ache?

What to do for a stomach ache?

Must Diagnose First: I'm afraid that we are unable to treat what we haven't diagnosed. There are many different causes of abdominal pain, each with different ways to treat. If your pain is persistent, severe, associated w/high fever+/-vomiting, you should seek hands-on medical attention. We can then sort out the cause and get you well. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do for a sore quadricep?

What can I do for a sore quadricep?

Exercise related?: if related to exercise- heat, ice , rest, PT. if not related get checked out ...Read more

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What should I do for a sinus infection besides going to a doctor?

What should I do for a sinus infection besides going to a doctor?

Xylitol solution: Try inhaling a warm solution of 1/4 tsp xylitol in a pint of water into your nose-not into your lungs. Gargle with the same solution. ...Read more

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What can you do for a swollen arm?

What can you do for a swollen arm?

Swollen arm: There are many entities that can cause a swollen arm but the most common are trauma, infection, and hypersensivity reactions. Since you did not specify the main reason for your swollen arm, you did your condition be diagnosed by a doctor. ...Read more

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What to do for a really sore throat and fever?

What to do for a really sore throat and fever?

Rapid Strep Test: A really sore throat, fever, an exudate(pus) on your pharynx or tonsils or enlarged lymph nodes near the angle of your jaws suggests the need for a strep throat test. Other less common causes include pharyngeal arcanobacterium, chlamydophilia, gonorrhea and diptheria. Get checkied out. If a rapid strep test is positive you will need antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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What can u do for a sore throat?

Quite a few things: If your sore throat is from a viral infection, then simply time, warm water gargles, throat lozenges or pain medications like tylenol (acetaminophen) should be sufficient. If you have a more severe sore throat, especially from a bacterial infection (like strep) you will need antibiotics in addition to pain relief. Feel better! ...Read more

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What to do for a stomach flu?

What to do for a stomach flu?

Stay hydrated.: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more

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What should you do for a swollen leg?

What should you do for a swollen leg?

See your PCP: It should be evaluated and diagnosed since there are some serious conditions which can cause this. In the meantime elevate the leg and apply warm wet compresses if it is painful. Don't postpone evaluation! this is an important sign. ...Read more

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