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Will lozenges be a good remedy for my sore throat?

Will lozenges be a good remedy for my sore throat?

May help: I recommend that to a number of my patients, also chloraseptic spray. ...Read more

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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 are considered the best cough drop/lozenge or any other remedy for coughing and sore throat?

What are considered the best cough drop/lozenge or any other remedy for coughing and sore throat?

Depends on how sever: The over the counter cepacol or halls have a soothing quality, however, cough syrups such as Robitussin (guaifenesin) have a cough suppressant that helps decrease the drive for your cough. In addition if you have a lot of phlegm you may want to use musinex. ...Read more

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Are lozenges good natural home remedies for sore throat?

Are lozenges good natural home remedies for sore throat?

Pretty much so: Especially the ones that are honey lemon flavored. And drink plenty of warm liquids topped with honey or ginger. ...Read more

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Please describe a good alternative remedy for a sore throat?

Please describe a good alternative remedy for a sore throat?

Ginger: 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. Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a good remedy for a sore throat?

Docs, what's a good remedy for a sore throat?

Sore throat remedy: As long as the sore throat is not being caused by a strep infection, a good remedy is as follows: make a 50/50 mixture of liquid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and maalox and gargle, then spit it out. Do this several times daily. If your sore throat persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for a sore throat?

Please describe a good home remedy for a sore throat?

Remedies: 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

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Please explain who has a good home remedy for sore throat and coughing?

Home remedies: Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. ...Read more

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Is there a good sore throat remedy or helpful tips and tricks to get rid of it?

Is there a good sore throat remedy or helpful tips and tricks to get rid of it?

Old treatment below: Here's an old one we were told in the 70's - combine liquid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with liquid maalox, mix 1 teaspoon of each together, gargle for 1 minute, then spit out. Keep them refrigerated, it seems to work better that way. ...Read more

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Help please? What is a good remedy for a sore throat?

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. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What is a good remedy for a sore throat caused by coughing ?

What is a good remedy for a sore throat caused by coughing
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Many options: I am not sure one is best, but am pretty sure that one will work well for you. Hot salt water gargles, chloraseptic throat spray ( may contain phenol or benzocaine) or Benzocaine lozenges. Some like hot tea with honey and lemon while others prefer hot buttered rum. ...Read more

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