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What can I do if for a sore throat?

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In brief: Be careful

Perisitant sore throats, lasting more than 2 weeks can be a red flag.
If this is the case consult an ENT specialist. For sure if you smoke, stop.

In brief: Be careful

Perisitant sore throats, lasting more than 2 weeks can be a red flag.
If this is the case consult an ENT specialist. For sure if you smoke, stop.
Dr. Theodore Ritota
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Fok remedies

For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see dr & 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.

In brief: Fok remedies

For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see dr & 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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