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Is there any home remedy for sore throat ?

I am an 18 year old female. Just yesterday at work I could barely swallow and it really hurts this next morning. It s probable just a sore throat but I dont know. Is there any at home remedies I could do? Thanks.
Asked On : Tue, 4 Oct 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.There are chances of some throat infection or sore throat.Please take light diet,have more of liquids and do warm water gargles.You can take any analgesic that you are comfortable with for pain.wait for day or two,you will be fine.Please avoid fried foods and cold drinks.
wishing you good health.
Answered: Tue, 4 Oct 2011
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Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
welcome to hcm
thanks for the query
you can have salt in lukewarm water gargling
avoid spicy fried foods.
take light foods . drink a lot of water. it will come down in a day or two
if you want you can take analgesics or antibiotics under doctor's prescription
take care
Answered: Tue, 4 Oct 2011
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ENT Specialist Dr. Sreenivas's  Response
hi carlylibbon,
salt water gargles might help,
try to consume a hot liquid diet
check out for any dental caries, nose problems
Answered: Tue, 11 Oct 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
Two soluble aspirins in likewarm water for gargles. Probably having nocturnal dripping while asleep(from sinuses). Try steami nhalaltions aslo.

Medicines to have in hand if this should worsen: Otrivin nasal drops / Allegra D / Augmentin
Answered: Thu, 26 Jan 2012
  Anonymous's Response
welcome to health care magic
here are few tips:
. can do warm saline water gargles.
2.have strepcils 2 -3 daily for 3 days.
3.this is caused by viral infection you can take steam of codiene phosphate.20 -30 mg. can use dettol mouth wash.have soups ,liquid diet.
take care
Answered: Fri, 7 Oct 2011
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