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How can pain and dryness in the throat be treated?

My throat hurts and feels slightly raw around my vocal chords. I do have some sinus drainage. I can talk but I talk softly and not as much because if feels like my vocal chords are straining when I speak. My throat feels dry and when I swallow it hurts and has that raw feeling.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

Your symptoms seem to be related to a viral infection. I suggest you to:
-Drink liquids
-Gargle with salt water
-Take a throat spray as a disinfectant
-Take anti-inflammatory medications for the pain.


Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
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