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Looking for Sore Throat Remedies

By May 28, 2009 - 4:34pm
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A friend of mine has strep throat, is on meds but her throat is still very sore. Does anyone know of any sore throat remedies that really work?


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I've never had strep throat, but I've had many a sore throat and gargling with salt water has always helped.

Here's what Mayo Clinic online offers as home care:

Gargle with warm salt water. For older children and adults, gargling several times a day can help relieve throat pain. Mix 1/4 teaspoon (1.2 milliliters) of table salt in 8 ounces (237 milliliters) of warm water. Be sure to tell your child to spit out the liquid after gargling.

Read the rest of their remedial plan here.

May 28, 2009 - 7:17pm
(reply to alysiak)

I was interested to read their remedial plans, but your link is broken.

Just thought you'd want to know.

May 29, 2009 - 9:56am
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