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How do you get your throat to stop hurting?

Hi. i have had a very sore throat for about 2 days. My nose is barely running and my eyes aren't itching. At first I thought it was allergies but I don't think it is anymore. It hurts to swallow too. My ulvua isn't swollen either ???? Please help I'm in so much pain
Sat, 28 Jul 2018
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello welcome to 'Ask A Doctor' service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advise.

Your are having acute pharyngitis infection. I suggest you to investigate with CBC, ASO titre for further work up. You can be prescribed levocetrizine or benadryl like decongestant. You can be prescribed vitamin C 500 mg BD for five days. If no Improvements than cefixime antibiotic can be started or throat swab can be planed.

Hope I have answered your question.
Let me know if I can assist you further.
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu 's  Response
Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

You may be suffering from acute Viral pharyngitis with tonsillitis.
Avoid cool drinks and freeze water avoid smoking and caffeine drinks.
Use water vapor inhalation and salt water gargling thrice a day for five days. Use tablet Amoxiclav twice a day for five days.
If symptoms not improved please consult your doctor he will examine and treat you accordingly.

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How do you get your throat to stop hurting?

Hello welcome to Ask A Doctor service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advise. Your are having acute pharyngitis infection. I suggest you to investigate with CBC, ASO titre for further work up. You can be prescribed levocetrizine or benadryl like decongestant. You can be prescribed vitamin C 500 mg BD for five days. If no Improvements than cefixime antibiotic can be started or throat swab can be planed. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.