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Gargling with warm salt water can help you to get rid of a sore throat. It also kills the bacteria in the throat. Make a saltwater solution with a half-teaspoon of salt in a full glass of warm water. Gargle it to help reduce swelling and keep the throat clean. Repeat it 3 to 4 times a day.
Eating raw honey is also very good for a sore throat. Studies shows that honey is an effective wound healer. It also speeds up the power and time of healing your sore throat. So eat some honey and feel better.
Chamomile tea is naturally soothing. It has long been used for medicinal purposes, like soothing a sore throat. It’s often used for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and astringent properties.
Drinking chamomile tea can help you getting rid of sore throat and cold.
Some over-the-counter (OTC) throat lozenges contain menthol, an ingredient that can gently numb the tissue in your throat. This can provide you with temporary relief from burning and pain sensations.
If your sore throat doesn’t go away or gets worse, or you’re running a fever, see your doctor as soon as you can.
If your doctor does prescribe an antibiotic, finish the entire course. Don`t stop medicine in between. Finish the full course with your medicine to get fit.