Patient Comments: Sore Throat - Home Remedies

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A Doctor's View on Sore Throat Home Remedies and Treatment

Read the Comment by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Dr. Cunha discusses home remedies (throat lozenges, tea with honey, frozen deserts, ice cream), OTC treatments (pain relievers, decongestants), and when antibiotics are necessary to treat a sore throat. Read the entire Doctor's View

Comment from: eda, 13-18 Female (Patient) Published: June 27

I haven't tried this yet, but everyone says it works so it probably will! Mix half a teaspoon of salt with warm water. I have a sore throat now, and if it's not serious, it will go away with some warm herbal/chamomile tea with honey or a slice of lemon. If it doesn't go away, I think I'll try that saltwater thing.

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