So what else can I do to help get rid of my sore throat?

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So what else can I do to help get rid of my sore throat?

Viral infections of the throat need to be left to run their course but there are things we can do to ease our symptoms. The NHS Direct Self-help Guide offers some advice for self-management of sore throats. You will be asked a series of questions and finally given appropriate advice for your symptoms.
  • If you are at all worried or want further advice call NHS Direct on 0845 4647

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Antibiotics for sore throat (Cochrane Review)

Date of Posting: 14/01/2003
Date of next Review: 15/01/2005

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MeSH keywords:
Pharyngitis; Sore Throat; Drugs, Non-Prescription

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