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What foods should I eat while having a hoarse voice/ sore throat?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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Foods will not alter the course of sore throat.
You may wish to see your doctor to make sure that you do not have a bacterial infection that could be treated with antibiotics, and prevent other complications that may occur with strep throat infection.

In brief: What you like/See MD

Foods will not alter the course of sore throat.
You may wish to see your doctor to make sure that you do not have a bacterial infection that could be treated with antibiotics, and prevent other complications that may occur with strep throat infection.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Hiroshi Mashimo
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends on cause

tart (lemon)/menthol/ginger cough drops can soothe soreness/hoarseness by saliva or decreased pain.
If persistent/severe or red flags like blood, fever, nausea, neck lymph nodes and pus on tonsils, may need swab test for Strep throat/possible antibiotics, evaluation for acid reflux, reduce voice strain (such as singer) etc by gastroenterologist/otolaryngologist. Avoid alcohol-containing gargles

In brief: Depends on cause

tart (lemon)/menthol/ginger cough drops can soothe soreness/hoarseness by saliva or decreased pain.
If persistent/severe or red flags like blood, fever, nausea, neck lymph nodes and pus on tonsils, may need swab test for Strep throat/possible antibiotics, evaluation for acid reflux, reduce voice strain (such as singer) etc by gastroenterologist/otolaryngologist. Avoid alcohol-containing gargles
Dr. Hiroshi Mashimo
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