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I have a stratchy throat today. It is winter in Australia. I

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Hi I have a stratchy throat today. It is winter in Australia. I travel by public transport. Lucy
JA: How severe is this?
Customer: I only started coughing all night last night. No sleep. Lucy
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have a disability since birth. Otherwise try to be healthy. Eat well and sleep okay usually Lucy
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly

Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 2 months ago.

You can take benadryl or cetirizine for mild throat discomfort.

Gargles with lukewarm salted water will help .

Take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for soreness.

If it gets worse or you get fever then you may need a throat swab test and appropriate antibiotic.

Right now please follow the above mentioned advice.

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Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 2 months ago.

Hello,

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Dr Saleem.