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What to do for a sore throat?

Every time i swollow my throat hurts. It hurts my ears too. My nose is stuffy.

What can i take?

Should i go to the docs?

Im 33 weeks preggo

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Asked by mommyofAurora at 9:38 AM on May. 13, 2009 in Pregnancy

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Answers (5)
  • Gargle with salt water and suck on cough drops. No need to run to the doctor over a sore throat its probably a cold. Use a cool mist humidifier or a vaporizer and take some tylenol cold and you will be fine.

    Answer by brailynsmama08 at 9:40 AM on May. 13, 2009

  • Yup, gargle with warm water and salt water. Suck cough drops, drink hot tea, use a saline nasal spray...and I hope you feel better. Oh, and Vicks vapor rub too, that's what I used.

    Answer by mamaada at 9:43 AM on May. 13, 2009

  • what kind of tea can i drink

    Answer by mommyofAurora at 9:44 AM on May. 13, 2009

  • Lemon and honey are a big help also, they sooth as well as heal a little of the rawness. You can drink them mixed as a raw content, individually, or buy a tea and drink it that way. It is COMPLETELY SAFE durning pregnancy. You'd be amazed at how well it works.

    Answer by TashaLee at 10:02 AM on May. 13, 2009

  • Gargle with some warm salt water. Spit the water out.

    Answer by SweetGems at 1:34 PM on May. 13, 2009

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