How to Stop a Sore Throat

A sore throat is one of the most common reasons that people go to their healthcare provider, so it makes sense that a lot of people want to know, "How do you stop a sore throat?"
 
A majority of the time, the cure to a sore throat is just time (about two to five days on average). This is because most sore throats are the result of a viral infection. This type of infection will not respond to antibiotics; however, there are some home remedies that can help relieve a throat infection.
 
Some of these remedies that can help soothe a sore throat include:
 
If the cause of your sore throat is due to a bacterial infection, a healthcare provider can prescribe antibiotics to help decrease the length and severity of symptoms, and decrease the chance for complications.
 
(For more detail on how to stop a sore throat, click Sore Throat Remedies. This article takes an in-depth look at suggestions for treating a sore throat, including possible medications, over-the-counter medicines, and home remedies.)
 
 
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