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Why Do I Have A Sore Throat That Wont Go Away
Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check for strep: 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. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Food allergy: Itching is a common symptom of allergies. Frequently, throat itching is associated with food allergy called oral allergy syndrome from eating fresh fruits or veggies that cross react with pollen. Environmental allergies can lead to itching throat. An allergist can assist in identifying the trigger and find a person relief. ...Read more
See doctor: If it lasts more than a week, see a doctor or dentist. ...Read more
Your doctor can : Prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral which can actually help regarding transmission to others. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream). Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read more
I have a cough that doesn't seem to go away feels like I have something in my throat n makes me cough what can I take?
Two things: It could be posterior nasal drip from sinuses, if continues, have ENT scope it. Good luck. ...Read more
I have had a canker sore in my mouth for about 2-3 days now and it will not stop hurting or go away. What can I do to make it go away?
Patience and meds: Aphthous ulcers (canker sores) usually heal in 7 - 10 days if nothing is done. You can cover them with some over the counter medications that are available at nearly all pharmacies. If they are real bad your dentist could prescribe a medication ointment bandage call orobase which may contain a steroid to decrease the imflammation. ...Read more
? Sinusitis: You don't have to smoke to have your symptoms, see your doctor for evaluation and probably prescription medications including antibiotics, meanwhile use saline nasal washes t o clear your nasal passages and help lessen the mucus in your throat, good luck ...Read more
I have a canker sore in my throat thats causing my ulva to red,swell,pain when I swallow. What to do to make go away the sore go away and for pain?
Sore in throat: Canker sores are rarely found in the back of the throat. That being said, If it is a canker sore, it will resolve itself in 7-10 days. You should consult a dentist, oral surgeon or ENT specialist to confirm exactly what type of sore you have in your throat. If it has lasted for more than 10 days, or if it has re-occured, have it checked ASAP. ...Read more
I just started catching a cold.So far I just have a sore throat.It really hurts to swallow I can't eat /drink anything.What can I do for it go away?:(
More info, please!: How long have you had it? What makes it better? or worse? Do you smoke? Are there any other symptoms, like fever, weight loss, trouble breathing? Ask again, and give more details. Remember that there is a 150 character limit for questions, inc. spaces and punctuation, so keep it brief but complete! ...Read more
Hot tea: And the juice of two limes or lemons. Eating pineapple or drinking pineapple juice is very helpfull. ...Read more
Get checked: You need to see an ENT specialist to evaluate this. There could be some type of intranasal lesion, mass , or more commonly something such as nasal polyps. Even more commonly, this could be an allergic problem. I wouldn't be alarmed, but it is in your best interest to have a good exam and check up. ...Read more
Doctor's visit: Any prolonged stomach ache should be seen by a health care provider. Something ore serious could be causing it. ...Read more
It depends: Of course, it depends on what the etiology of your sore throat is - strep versus mycoplasma versus infectious mono versus viral infection. It also depends on whether you have an elevation of temperature or not. Generally speaking, rest, vitamin c and fluids are advisable to facilitate resolution. ...Read more
I have a cold i had a sore throat does it go away on its own i called my dr she said it will but how can I tell if I have bronchitis?
Bronchitis : You will have colored secretions if you need antibiotics with fevers or chills. Just drink plenty of water and get plenty of rest and you should get better good luck and good health.! ...Read more
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