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How do I get rid of a terrible sore throat?

I'm not sick or anything. Tylenol doesn't help me.

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SweetLoveofMine

Asked by SweetLoveofMine at 12:37 AM on Jul. 24, 2010 in Health

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  • Do you have any Alka Seltzer? Dissolve it in water and gargle. It's the same thing as aspirin being applied directly to your throat. Works like a charm!!
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 12:39 AM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • Dr.'s recommend gargeling w/ warm saltwater.

    I recommend drinking cammomile tea w/ lots of honey - also swallowing a tbsp honey slowly helps and is good for the throat.

    For whatever reason Ibuprofin works much better for me than Tylenol, so maybe try that ?

    Feel better soon :)
    Nynne

    Answer by Nynne at 12:47 AM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • As long as it isn't something that needs antibiotics, then gargling with antibacterial mouthwash works really well.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 7:48 AM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • make a cough syrup/throat soother with honey (anti-bacterial) and cayenne pepper (anti-inflammatory),
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:22 AM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • get checked for strep!!!
    michaux

    Answer by michaux at 1:27 AM on Jul. 25, 2010

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