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I heard that milk helps with your throat pain. Is this true? What about throat clearing?
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Dr. David Martin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Milk
It can help a sore throat from acid in the throat (reflux).
It does seem to increase mucous in the throat, which could cause throat clearing. Throat clearing could also be from reflux...

In brief: Milk
It can help a sore throat from acid in the throat (reflux).
It does seem to increase mucous in the throat, which could cause throat clearing. Throat clearing could also be from reflux...
Dr. David Martin
Dr. David Martin
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: No and No
Milk helping throat pain.
.. Unlikley. Throat clearing can actually cause symptoms to worsen. Clearing of the throat is very traumatic for the throat and vocal cords.

In brief: No and No
Milk helping throat pain.
.. Unlikley. Throat clearing can actually cause symptoms to worsen. Clearing of the throat is very traumatic for the throat and vocal cords.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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