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How to cure strep throat fast at home?

How to cure strep throat fast at home

How to cure strep throat fast at home?

15 scientifically proven ways to cure strep throat fast at home

1- Gargle with warm salt water, try gargling with warm salt water by mixing half a teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water

2- Stay hydrated, drink plenty of fluids and rest. Drink at least 8 glasses of water a day and sleep at least 8 hrs

3- Take lozenges with anesthetics as they may help relieve strep throat pain and they can keep the throat moist. Common sore throat lozenges include Strepsils® Plus Lozenges, Codral Sore Throat Lozenges, Cepacol Lozenges

4- Sip warm beverages (tea with honey, ginger tea, rosemary tea, lemon tea, herbal teas, and soups). Drink warm water with honey or caffeine free tea

5- Take a multivitamin and mineral supplement

6- Eat soothing foods, like gelatin desserts, mashed potatoes, fruit or vegetable smoothies, broth and cream-based soups, warm cooked pasta (macaroni), warm oatmeal, cooked cereal, and yogurt.

7- Stay away from irritants, such as pollen, dry weather (low humidity), smoking, air pollution, or yelling. Take over-the-counter antihistamines, including diphenhydramine (Benadryl), loratadine-pseudoephedrine (Claritin), and chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton) for postnasal drip caused by allergies

8- Take antibiotics if you are still sick and have a fever after 8 hours of sleep. Common antibiotics used to cure strep throat include penicillin, azithromycin, clindamycin and amoxicillin (Amoxil)

9- Take over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications. Common oral nonprescription analgesics include acetaminophen (Tylenol), and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), like ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve or Naprosyn). Avoid aspirin, especially in young children, as it may be associated with Reye’s syndrome

10- Change your toothbrush to reduce the chance of recurrence

11- Try adding onions and garlic to your diet, alliums are loaded with antioxidants, like the flavonoids quercetin and rutin

12- Drinks more juice high in vitamin c, drink grapefruit and orange juice, one 8-oz glass of fresh orange juice has about 125mg of vitamin C

13- Rest and stay warm

14- Eat vitamin C-rich foods, eat more pineapple, kiwi and citrus fruits, like bitter orange, sweet orange, grapefruit, mandarins (including: calamondin, clementine, tangerine, tangelo), pomelo, lime, kaffir lime, lemon, citron, etc.

15- Wash your hands after sneezing, before eating food, before and after caring for someone who is sick, and before, during, and after preparing food to avoid getting sick

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