Suggest treatment for acute pharyngitis

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Posted on Wed, 30 Aug 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: My throat started hurting after drinking some Coke Zero and now it hurt to swallow my own saliva can someone please tell me what is going on with my throat?!
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam 41 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Pharyngitis

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

You seem to have acute pharyngitis. you will get over soon.
Warm salt water gargles thrice a day will definitely help you local inflammation. you can also take one dose of ibuprofen that would reduce swelling of throat and ease pain.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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Follow up: Dr. V. N. S. Parinam 5 minutes later
What caused it? should i not dring coke zero anymore
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam 9 hours later
Brief Answer:
Not coke

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
it may not be coke alone, it may be chilled carbonated beverages.
You can try drinking normal temp coke and see if it causes similar problem.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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