I have a sore throat. What can I do?

Consider this. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil, hydrate, throatcoat tea, nasal saline rinses, afrin nasal spray to lessen mouth breathing, cepacol or other lozenges. Add honey to tea.
You can..... If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good.

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I have really sore throat. What can I do about it?

See a doctor. At your age, the concern would be for strep throat, which has associated, long lasting other conditions with infection. A doctor and examine and do a rapid strep test to see.

I am pregnat, I have 2 days with sore throat. What can I do?

Gargle. Most sore throats are a result of viral illnesses and will fully run their course in 7-10 days with the sore throat usually lasting only a few days. Antibiotics are not usually needed. Gargle with some warm salt water or try some topical anesthetic spray such as cepacol. If it does not get better within the next day or so, or you start havig fevers, call up your pcp so that they can see you.

I have a congested nose and sore throat. What can I do about it?

Need Antibiotics. Take Amoxil 500 mg 4 times a day for 7 days. Claritin 10 mg twice a day for 10 days will help. If you have cough, Phenergan (promethazine) dm syrup, one teaspoonful 3 times a day will help.

Hello I have a sore throat and neck what I can do I use iboprufen but steel hurt?

Tylenol, (acetaminophen)throat loren. Most sore throats are not serious and you can try home remedies like tylenol oe Ibuprofen for pain warm saline gargles throat lozences warm bath and hot tea mix 1tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of ginger juice and touch of turmeric powder, mix it and drink it, it is old ayurvedic remedy marshmellow.

I have a sore throat and a fever. What can I do about this?

See your doctor. Standard practice in New Zealand is to conduct a throat swab to check for Group A streptococcal infection, which can result in rheumatic fever especially in Maori or Pacific Island populations. If your child is at high risk he may receive antibiotics straight away, or if low risk, wait until the swab result comes back. I recommend going in to see your doctor or at least the nurse for a swab.
Soothe your throat. A sore throat can be serious but likely it is easily treated with symptomatic things like throat sprays, lozenges, salt water gargles, cold drinks and ice cream. Paracetamol and ibuprofen will also help. You should see your GP to determine if you need antibiotics. You may ask you doctor for some steroids which act as an anti-inflammatory and can greatly reduce your symptoms.
Sore throat. Sore throat can be secondary to a viral infection or bacterial infection. If there is runny nose or flu like symptoms its more likely to be viral illness otherwise bacterial. Bacterial sore throats need to be treated by antibiotics. You should see your GP immediately or consult with virtual health doctor or go to ED.
Sore throat. See your doctor for throat swabs. They can decide if you need antibiotics or it is just viral.

Taking penicillin for tooth infection now I have sore throat and yellow phlegm, what can I do?

Continue penicillin. Finish taking the penicillin. It can be coincidental that you have the throat infection with the toothache. The yellow phlegm is the body containing and expelling harmful bacteria.