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throat on fire

how do I keep it from getting worse can't swallow

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:38 AM on Apr. 8, 2009 in Health

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  • Try some could also gurgle with salt water. Hope you are feeling better soon!

    Answer by my_three_sons at 7:40 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • I gargle with mouthwash when I have a sore throat. 


    Answer by beeky at 8:19 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • I swear by a cup of tea with a teaspoon of honey and a 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon!  In between teas, eat a few Halls Plus (medicated centers), and/or Halls Fruit Breezers (no mentholyptus) to help soothe your throat.

    If the soreness persists for more than 3 days--and is not followed by a cold or the flu--then I would make an appointment with your doctor to see if it is strep on mono!


    Answer by LoriKeet at 8:19 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

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