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Suggest treatment for a sore throat and body ache

My 6 year old daughter is complaining of a sore throat and some body aches. The only medicine I have in the house is Nyquil and I have no funds available to buy anything at the moment. Would it be all right to give her a half of a dose or a third of it to alleviate her pain?
Tue, 8 Oct 2019
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Hello,

It is nothing but a bout of pharyngitis or sore throat. A short course of antibiotics preferably Amoxclav can be tried. Warm saline gargles can provide symptomatic relief. In severe cases an ENT consultation will be useful.

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

Take care

Regards,
Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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