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I had severe flu like symptoms, broke the fever, now I have a very sore throat. Cold air makes it worse. Lots of congestion. All started last thursday?

Homeopathy best. If this is true influenza, the most reliable treatment is about 50 grams of vit c given IV but few docs offer this. Sambucol, an elderberry extract, is proven to help. My favorite treatment is homeopathy- the right remedy can be magic! for help finding it see: http://www.Flusolution.Net/remedies.Htm there is not much flu yet in the us (except texas/deep south). See my comment for more info. Read more...

Hello doctor I had cold flu n sore throat diahera earlier now its much better but now my uvula becomes dry n painful when the cold air hit it?

Okay. It does not sound worrisome. You are probably just recovering. . Read more...
Throat dry. Cold air is usually dry. Many people when they have a cold take medication that drys out the mucous membrane of the throat/pharynx. This can cause dryness in the posterior pharynx. If there are problems with swallowing saliva or it gets worse see your doctor immediately. Otherwise gargling will help, and decreased use of antihistamine medication. Read more...

Could you please help me get rid of this cold/flu. Something for a sore throat?

Soothe symptoms. Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! Read more...

I have sore throat and flu. Can I still breast feed or my baby will get sick from my milk?

Continue breastfeed. Please continue breastfeeding. When you breastfeed, you give your baby some of the antibodies (infection fighters) that your body has developed to fight off your sore throat/flu. In other words, breastfeeding will not make your baby sick. To prevent spreading infection: handwashing/hand sanitizer after nose blowing, kiss the back of baby's head, not mouth or hand, cough in your sleeve. Read more...

Always get a flu (cough, cold, sore throat, yellow phlegm) within a week after exercise. A 1 hour gym class and I'm sick. How to prevent this pls?

Exercise/infection. There is some evidence that parameters of immune function can be slightly diminished with intense exercise but this is more than balanced by the beneficial effects of exercise. The probability here is that you are being exposed to classmates with infections that are transmitted to you, and not that your immune system is being compromised. Read more...