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How do you get rid of a sore throat?!?!?!

 
Ambie0526

Asked by Ambie0526 at 8:39 AM on Sep. 30, 2009 in Health

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  • Warm tea with lots of honey. Or salt water if you can stand it.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 8:43 AM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • I gargle with warm salt water (non-iodized salt.) I've been using a Neti-pot and that mixture (can buy it in a grocery store or pharmacy) to clean out my nasal passages and it cuts down on the post nasal drip that is a cause of sore throats. I also like Airborne. Honey and lemon tea. Echinacea tea.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 8:44 AM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • Try gargleing with Listerine also.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:48 AM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • Time will heal your throat.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 8:53 AM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • Honey-lemon tea, gargling with warm salt water, steam (put a towel over your head and lean over a sink full of hot water for a few minutes), throat drops, lots of fluids. I get sore throats a lot when the heat is on (as we've had it on a few days now) because it dries things out. You can also take a spoonful of honey once every four hours, if you can stand it!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:03 AM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • make a syrup with equal parts honey (antibacterial) and cayenne pepper (anti-inflammatory)
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 2:56 PM on Sep. 30, 2009

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