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How to treat sore throat?

Hi I've had a sore throat for about a week now and I woke up this morning with red bumps at the back of my tongue and not long ago I started tasting like a metallic taste it also feels like I have hair at the back and In my throat I'm not sure what to do so please help!!
Tue, 13 May 2014
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 's  Response
hello thanks for consulting at hcm..u could be having papillitis and hairy tongue,,do salt water gargle thrice daily, drink warm water, clean ur tongue with a soft brush,,u could use topical anesthetic if u have burning sensation before eating food, then u may need topicl anti-fungal if secondary infection is there, if prblm persists visit a oral physician or ent specialist,, hope it helps..tc
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