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What are some remedies for a sore throat that actually work?

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  • 2 years ago

    heat boiling water,toss some salt in,let it cool down a tad,breath in the steam through a clean dish towel,,,drink tea too,

    gargle with salt water,not uncomfortably hot.

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  • Anonymous
    2 years ago

    try drinking hot ginger water with honey and lemon, i was recently feeling sick and that works for me

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  • 2 years ago

    12 oz of nice smooth whisky or bourbon and sip it so it keeps your throat coated for about 30 minutes. If you want you can add a little honey in it for the flavoring..

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  • 2 years ago

    Sore throat can be due to viral , bacterial or inflammatory and it usually subsides on its own after an acute period. Sore throat can get better and even gone by some home remedies such as gargling with lukewarm salt water, taking a spoonful mixture of ginger juice and honey, avoid smoking, bite few Carom seeds, exclude oily food and drink Basil leaves decoction. If the problem persists, a visit to the doctor may be required. Some of the homeopathic remedies such as Hepar sulph, Lachesis, Natrum mur, Belladonna, Argentum nit have a very soothing and quick action in relieving sore throat . These homeopathic medicines are to be used as per homeopathic doctors advice.

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  • 2 years ago

    Try gargling with salt and warm water.. Do not pressure your doctor for antibiotics—let him determine if they are really necessary.

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  • 2 years ago

    Ask your doctor.

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  • Kate
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    2 years ago

    Hot lemon and honey.

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  • 2 years ago

    I hate gargling with salt water but it does work!

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  • 2 years ago

    For you: stop smoking. You already know this to be true, so why are you still smoking?

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  • 2 years ago

    A hot toddy

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