How Long Should A Severe Sore Throat Last?

Featured Article
Alternative Names

Throat - sore; Pain - throat


Home Care

Most sore throats are soon over. In the meantime, the following remedies may help:

  • Drink warm liquids. Honey or lemon tea is a time-tested remedy.
  • Gargle several times a day with warm salt water (1/2 tsp of salt in 1 cup water).
  • Cold liquids or popsicles help some sore throats.
  • Sucking on hard candies or throat lozenges can be very soothing, because it increases saliva production. This is often as effective as...
Read more

More information on "How Long Should A Severe Sore Throat Last?"

From Our Experts

See more SharePosts »

From Our Sources

More on Cold & Flu »