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I have strep and it kills when I swallow i took motrin but it's not working what can I do to make it not hurt?

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Although you definitely do need to go to the doctor, sucking on peppermints will soothe it in the interim. Not all sore throats are strep, but if it is you need medical treatment. Right now I have a really sore throat but went to doctor and mine is NOT strep. You should avoid self- diagnosis!

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Gargle Salt Water!
It sucks. And when I tried that I gagged. But it does help the throat.
Get Well Soon! Hope It Helps! :D

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You need antibiotics after about two days pain will decrease

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Lol I was about to post this question up.. I woke up with strep throat too. I always take honey ,lemon ,and salt at once. It always works...

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Take a spoon full of honey until you can get to the doctor.

The honey will sooth your throat. It won't cure you but it will help when swallowing.

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Yes, both these recomendations are true. Salt water will help with the pain and reduce swelling (be sure NOT to swallow it) and antibiotics are very necessary because without them the strep virus can potentially spread further down the esaphagus and infect other more vital organs!

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Lots of ice

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Gargle with salt water
Have a spoon full of honey and vinegar, sounds gross but works
Cough drops
Sleep!!!

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my mom always gave me some chicken noodle soup and hot coffee ? it made me feel alot better .,
momma knows best !! ?

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