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Doctor insights on: Will Minocycline Help A Sore Throat

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Dr. Samuel Tisherman
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Minocycline (Definition)

Treats pimples and red bumps in acne patients who are 12 years of age and older. This medicine is a tetracycline antibiotic. Minocycline (minocin) is used to treat infections, such as urinary tract ...Read more


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Will a gargle help a sore throat?

Will a gargle help a sore throat?

Helps it feel better: If sore throat is from a common virus, gargling will certainly make it feel better in the short term. Yes, your probably killing a whole bunch of germs (virus or bacteria) when you gargle but they come back (multiply) pretty darn fast. So don't gargle to get rid of a sore throat faster, gargle cause it makes you feel better for a few minutes. ...Read more

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What can help a sore throat in a child?

What can help a sore throat in a child?

See doctor: You can try to give child tylenol (acetaminophen) liquid /chewables, Motrin liquid/tab depend on child weight, suck on popsicles, drink plenty of fluids in addition to see doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What is commonly used to help a sore throat?

What is commonly used to help a sore throat?

Decrease symptoms: 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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How can I help a sore throat without medicine?

Sore throat: There are quite a few things that can be done for sore throats short of an rx. The first and easiest thing to do is gargle. Most people find gargling with a warm salt water is effective. You can take vitamins with antioxidant properties, like vit c and e. Some herbal teas have been helpful, like camomile, lemon and honey. Even chicken soup has shown benefit. Increasing fluid intake, too. ...Read more

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Help please! What drinks and foods help a sore throat?

Help please! What drinks and foods help a sore throat?

Ginger tea: 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. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies to help a sore throat fell and get better quickly?

Home remedy: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. 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. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.
Pour boiling water over thinly sliced >>. ...Read more

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Do warm liquid drinks help a sore throat?

Sometimes: They can remove dried mucus and moisturize the area.
Consider honey as well. ...Read more

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Can warm liquid drinks help a sore throat?

Can warm liquid drinks help a sore throat?

Some: 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. 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. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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What will help a sore throat after I got food poisoning?

Sore throat?: It depends if u have infection u need. Antibiotic, therefore it may be better to see your PCP. ...Read more

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How does gargling with warm salt water help a sore throat?

How does gargling with warm salt water help a sore throat?

Soothing: It is likely that the salt draws out some of the fluid in the inflamed tissues, therefore decreasing swelling. ...Read more

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Does lemon juice help a sore throat?

Does lemon juice help a sore throat?

Lemon juice helps: Generally, lemon juice increase salivation and may help moisten or lubricate an irritated throat. Most commonly, chronic sore throats are dry or irritated. Mouth breathing and acid reflux are two very common causes of sore throat. ...Read more

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Does bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) help a sore throat?

Most sore throats: Are viral. Shouldn't take antibiotics without an indication. Antibiotics treat bacterial infections. Get evaluated for strep throat if you have significant issue. ...Read more

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E.Cigs vapour. Since I started using a vape cigarette IV not craved a real cig but why has it given me a sore throat and when will it go.

E.Cigs vapour. Since I started using a vape cigarette IV not craved a real cig but why has it given me a sore throat and when will it go.

Irritation: The aerosolized vapors from e-cigarettes contain many constituents -- including small particles that can irritate your throat and respiratory system. http://www. Plosone. Org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal. Pone.0057987 your throat irritation is not likely to leave as long as you use this product. I'm glad you don't want any real cigarettes, but smoking anything is not a good idea. ...Read more

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I have frequent sharp sore throat with tastes of blood that comes and goes within hours. I.E. My throat will feel normal after. Is this common?

I have frequent sharp sore throat with tastes of blood that comes and goes within hours. I.E. My throat will feel normal after. Is this common?

No, ENT Dr can check: People normally do not have frequent sore throats with the taste of blood. A primary care or an ENT doctor can check for causes. Maybe there is some infection/inflammation in the sinuses that occasionally is oozing some blood. Maybe there is a spot in the throat that is friable (scratches or damages easily such as after swallowing cookies or crackers). Ent doctors can see with a fiber-optic scope. ...Read more

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Sore throat came on very suddenly. Then was totally gone 6 hours later. No sickness (i.e. cold, flu, etc). What could cause such an event?

L-P reflux: Can cause this. Check this link,
http://www. Webmd. Com/heartburn-gerd/guide/laryngopharyngeal-reflux-silent-reflux
I hope this helps. If you have more questions contact me on my Virtual Practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Sore throat home remedies?

Many: You can goggle with salt dissolved in warm water, Aspirin dissolved in warm water, drink tea with honey, chicken soup, zinc supplements have been shown to decrease the duration of a cold if you have one, etc. However, if you have a strep throat, home remedies would be a mistake as strep throat can sometimes lead to heart damage. Have a sore throat evaluated to make sure it is not strep. ...Read more

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Home remedies for sore throat?

Hot liquids.: Hot buttered rum. Hot salt water gargles. Over the counter sprays that contain phenol or Benzocaine lozenges. Some have used cloves for its anesthetic effect. ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. A sore throat often makes ...Read more