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What are some ways to help get rid of a sore throat?

I have the worst sore throat ever - it's kept me up all night tonight, because it is swollen and it hurts just to swallow my own spit. I have tried everything from eating lots of Ramen noodles to sipping hot cocoa to gargling warm salt water, but nothing has helped with the swelling and the pain so far. I am starting to get rather annoyed, because I thought it would be gone by now. What are some ways I can get rid of this annoying problem? Thanks.

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Have you ever had your tonsils removed? Sounds like it could be tonsilitis or strep throat. Get to a doctor.

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Can you get something to numb it? Cough drops or chloraseptic spray? I realize what time of day it is on the east coast but... Do you have access to an all night drug store?

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Some ways to help get rid of a sore throat are like using throat spray to numb your throat. Take Ibuprofen to reduce the swelling and inflammation. Take a hot shower to clear sinuses which affect your throat and also rest well and take hot drinks to sooth your throat. For more information go to http://www.wikihow.com/Get-Rid-of-a-Sore-Throat. Consult a doctor if the pain persists.

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Oral Throat Spray. It works wonders. It numbs the back of your throat WAY better than cough drops do.

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If you don't have anything like cough drops, throat spray, etc. you can try using honey. I know it sounds weird but eat a spoon of honey. It's one of my grandmas old tricks. It usually works :)

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just use warm saline gargle for temporary trelief and consult doctor as u cant swallow..it sounds to b attended by dr.

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drink sierra mist

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I know how you feel I had one that was just like yours a few weeks ago. I just took a hot bath, swallowed a teaspoon of honey, drank tea, and got a lot of rest, and it was gone 2 days later.

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drink apple cider vinegar. it really helps
also drinking honey!1

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thank you ,,i am having this problem too
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drinking honey and nice hot tea or go to a website called mydoctor.com and it'll give you tips

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hello ,,this is kevin from china ,,are you importing tyres ?
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drink something hot like tea or coffee.....it will go away

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Try a cup of lemon tea with some honey. Luden's makes these cherry sore throat drops that work when I have a sore throat. Some people use salt water gargles. My grandma taught me that one, this is not fun, but it can help. Go to the doctor if your throat is not better by tomorrow or if you have a fever.

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hello ,,nice to meet you here ..i am kevin ,an d you ?
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Hello, my name is Jamie. Nice to meet you, too, Kevin.
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Eat ice cream.. Makes EVERYTHING better !!. :D

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hello ,,how old are you? i am 24
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Ice cream and milkshakes make it feel better for a short while

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hello ,,,i am kevin from china ,,and you ?
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Put a spoonful of cayenne pepper in 2 oz. of water and drink it down. Then take vitamin C and avoid sugar or sweets. If you don't have cayenne pepper, try chili powder or curry or eat raw garlic or jalapeno peppers.

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gargle cayenne pepper water every 5 minutes and by the end of the day your sore throat will be gone.

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1. Gargle salt water.
2. Eat dry toast.
3. Brush teeth and rinse with mouthwash (preferably listerine if you have)
4. Coat your throat with a soothing mouth spray (Andolex is good)
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I don't know if you're having the same problem as me, but for a few days about a week ago I had a really sore throat and couldn't even swallow without it hurting horribly. I just took some Zyrtec and cold medicine every day. I also took some ibuprofen to help me sleep.. I know it sounds like a lot but I was desperate!

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gargle your mouth with saline water twice or trice a day.coat your throat with hot woolen cloth. Do not take cold food items or drinks.rinse your mouth with medicated mouthwash like betadine

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The best way to get relief from a sore throat is by trying to reduce the infection in the throat. This can be done by gargling with different mixtures. You can find out which works for you the best by trying out the following methods:

Create fifty percent a new teaspoon connected with salt in the wine glass connected with warm water in addition to reduce that. Gargle for some just a few seconds using every single mouthful until eventually the river inside the wine glass is finished.

Gargle along with your each day mouthwash for some just a few seconds. The actual booze content material in it does not take disinfectant. In order to especially go forth a new buy a mouthwash, attempt Listerine, it helps.

Fill concerning 1 tablespoonful connected with apple mackintosh cider white vinegar in addition to mix that in the wine glass connected with warm water. Gargle in addition to throw until eventually the river inside the wine glass finishes.

You can even gargle having a pot connected with ginger tea, peppermint tea as well as sage tea after allowing them to for you to cool off.

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