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Posted on Sat, 12 Aug 2017 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I just had a cough that has left my throat with a strong burning sensation. Is there a home remedy for this one time event? I hope to quiet the pain down.
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Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 30 minutes later
Brief Answer:
gargling with salt water, anti inflammatory medication

Detailed Answer:
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

The burning is due to irritation/inflammation of the throat as a result of the coughing.

An anti inflammatory medication may help with that along with gargling with salt water.

Eg of anti inflammatory medication such as naproxen or ibuprofen , can be used. These are over the counter meds.

I hope this helps, feel free to ask any other questions
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