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I have a sore throat plus fever any tretment?

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Dr. Babak Larian
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pharyngitis

This could be either viral or bacterial.
If it's viral then the treatment is rest and vitamin c. If it's bacterial then u will need antibiotics. To cut the fever tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil will work.

In brief: Pharyngitis

This could be either viral or bacterial.
If it's viral then the treatment is rest and vitamin c. If it's bacterial then u will need antibiotics. To cut the fever tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil will work.
Dr. Babak Larian
Dr. Babak Larian
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Gargle

For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get 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. . Add 2 to 3 tbs honey & sip. Try thyme tea.

In brief: Gargle

For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get 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. . Add 2 to 3 tbs honey & sip. Try thyme tea.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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