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What to do if I have had a sore throat for about a week i'm going to the doctors tomorrow probably. But it hurt to swallow, eat, drink, and talk. Any suggestions?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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. Add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.

In brief: Glad you are getting

It medically checked.
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. Add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.
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