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What happens if you take sore throat lozenges?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depending on the

Contents it can help to numb the throat.
Here are some more options. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good.

In brief: Depending on the

Contents it can help to numb the throat.
Here are some more options. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Numbs it

Most sore throat lozenges contain an ingredient that temporarily numbs the throat.
The act of sucking on something also increases the saliva, so may keep your throat moist.

In brief: Numbs it

Most sore throat lozenges contain an ingredient that temporarily numbs the throat.
The act of sucking on something also increases the saliva, so may keep your throat moist.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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