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I have a sore throat. Is it good to gargle with a mouthwash like listerine advanced, or warm salty water is better?

Why not both? They serve slightly different purposes. Listerine is more antimicrobial while salt water will be more soothing. You don't have to decide on one or the other. You can do both and alternate. Feel better soon. Read more...
All good. Hot tea with honey is better because you swallow it -include a lemon -if persists see your doctor. Read more...
It is very good. There are many ways to treat sore throat pain. You can use cough drops, throat lozenges, salt water, but the best home remedy for sore throat pain relief is a combo Listerine, (or your favorite mouthwash) and hydrogen peroxide.Of course consult your physician before using any remedy and stay well hydrated. . Read more...

Is there a hidden risk in gargling too much with Listerine? It seems to help with sore throat. I use it as preventive measure frequently.

What is frequently ? Twice a day or twenty times per day? Excessive alcohol contact on the oral soft tissues can cause problems. Use the product as directed. Also, do you smoke? See below link: http://www.medicaldaily.com/mouthwash-overuse-may-lead-oral-cancer-alcohol-content-raises-risk-carcinogens-mouth-lining-274556. Read more...

Is listerine absorbed in blood if I gargle because of a sore throat? So, is it safe to gargle with listerine if I'm on zoloft, strattera, (atomoxetine) omega3?

Listerine is safe. Listerine is safe to use and can help, your sore throat. It is not absorbed while gargling but do not swallow it. Read more...
Gargling is safe. Gargling with listerine is safe with your medications -- no worries. Read more...
You're fine. Gargling is safe. Try not to swallow it -- it's got alcohol that might not be the best while you're on these meds -- but if you do, it's no big deal. Read more...

I have a reoccurring sore throat, I looked at it in d mirror & saw it looked like a mouth ulcer, painful to swallow things. Used mouthwash, didn't go?

Mouth ulcer. Viruses are frequently the cause of recurring mouth ulcers. However, because you are a smoker, you should be checked by your doctor to be sure there is no other reason you keep getting sore throats and ulcer. Read more...
Throat swab. Probably should see a dr. And have a throat swab to hopefully help determine what you have and how to effectively treat. Don't hesitate. Read more...

How can I have breath that doesn't smell so bad? I brush my teeth in the morning & at night & floss & use mouthwash as well. What can I use that will help it not smell? I have morning breath & sore throat

Halitosis. Consult your doctor to manage sore throat and advice if there is connection with infection and bad breath. Read more...
Mouth breathing. You may breath through your mouth while you sleep, which dries out your mouth and throat. With a dry mouth, certain bacteria can proliferate which causes an odor. Try brushing your tongue as well as your teeth, and when you use mouth rinse, gargle it into the back of your throat as well. Read more...
Brush your tongue. You may be a mouth breather at night which could cause the odor you are experiencing. Brushing your tongue can help. Routine cleanings will also be necessary to keep bacteria from building up in the form of plaque. If none of these suggestions make a difference you may want to visit your physician as sometimes stomach problems can create an odor. Read more...
Halitosis . Have you had your teeth cleaned recently? If you have not seen a dentist start now an exam and cleaning. Try brushing your tongue. Other causes an be. Allergies, post nasal drip, acid reflux, or dry mouth. Start with your dentist. Read more...
DDS-MD Consults. First, go to this site to see all the possibilities that may be the cause of your problem: http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist.Com/fresh-breath-control.Htm then if you can't figure it out and solve it, start by seeing your dentist for an evaluation and advice. He\she may also need to refer you to your physician for a medical consult. Read more...

I have a sore throat during sleep I have used listerine and hot drinks help it's been 3 days like this ok during the day but it's waking me up during?

Get it checked . May be reflux if it occurs more at night however the tonsils need to be examined to exclude an infection here. Please see a doctor and urgently if breathing or swallowing troubles . Read more...
Sore throat . This could be post Nasal drip which can be due to viral infection or hay fever . Antihistamines can be tried . If not improving then see GP . . Read more...