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I think I may have strep throat is there a method to get rid…

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I think I may have strep throat is there a method to get rid of it from home tried to get a close up picture but my camera isn't that great besides the sore throat that feels like what my throat feels like after eating a cinnamon candy but it's not going away no drainage from nose no cough slight ache feeling in my ears and headache. Hope all that helps lol
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Are you having pain with swallowing? Are you still eating regular food?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
hurts to swallow and my glands are swallon as well

Ok, this does sound like pharyngitis, possibly strep throat.

Here are some things you can do at home to help:

Gargle with salt water 2-3 times per day

Drink plenty of cold water to help soothe the area

Sip on turmeric tea

Use ibuprofen to help with the pain. You can also get chloraseptic spray to help numb your throat

Ginger, honey and lemon in water

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If symptoms worsen over the course of 48 hours you really may need to see a doctor and get antibiotics. Hope that helps.

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