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Throat hurts when swallowing, talking, etc. Took D-hist, antacids, no result. How to cure it?

Hi, my throat has been hurting for a couple weeks, after taking an antihistamine with sudafed for 8 days. It hurts when I laugh, sometimes when I talk, sometime when I sing, and sometimes when I lean my head forward. It also hurts a little when I swallow. I've tried D-Hist and antacids, still no results. I'm a singer, so it's important for me to figure out what this is and take care of it.
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Asked On : Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM.
You cant cure it quickly,there is no magic medicine. It seems like there is thorat inflammation which can be caused by infection, irritation, gastric acid or some uncommon causes. If you are a singer then this can be due to too much voice usuing and you should rest with your local chords,it means not to sing, not to speak loodly. Continue with antiacid medicines and do throat smear to rule out infection.
Drink wrm teas with honey or take some propolis supplements. I am sure it will be better after 3-4 days. WIsh you good health.
Answered: Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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