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Is there a way to get rid of a cold / sore throat fast?

Sleep helps. Most colds and sore throats are caused by viruses and your body will fight it off. Get a good nights sleep as that will impact your immune system immediately if you dont get a good nights sleep. Some infections need antibiotics so check with your doctor is it gets worse or doesnt improve in a few days. Read more...

How can I get rid of a sore throat fast?

Improve symptoms. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. Read more...

What is the fastest way to get rid of a sore throat and a cold coming on. Thanks so much?

Symptomatic relief. Viral uris are not treatable with specific medications. Rest, stay hydrated and relieve symptoms with otc meds and the illness will run its course. Hope you are better soon. Read more...

How can I get rid of a painful sore throat fast?

Decrease symptoms. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. Read more...

I've had a cold since yesterday. Nasal drip and sore throat. How can I get rid of this asap?

Viral Illness. Rest and hydration are the best medical recommendations when one has a seasonal viral illness. There are no medications, including over the counter products, that will shorten the length of your illness. Read more...