How to treat a sore throat yourself this autumn and anything time you have a sore throat. Sore throats are mostly caused by viruses (cold or flu) or from smoking.

How To Treat A Sore Throat This Autumn

Sore throats can be painful especially when you try to swallow and also cause bad breath too!

Symptom includes:

  • Dry and scratchy throat

  • Bad breath

  • mild cough

  • swollen neck glands

  • Been uncomfortable in general

You can treat these Symptoms by smoothing a sore throat and shorten the period of time it lasts. Few ways to treat sore throat yourself are:

  • Drinking plenty of water is good when you have a sore throat.

  • The technique of gargling with warm and salty water (please children shouldn't try this).

  • Eating cooler foods

  • Sucking Ice cubes, ice lollies, or some hard sweet but remember do not give children anything small and hard to suck because of the risk of choking!

  • With the Use of Paracetamol or Ibuprofen, you can also use medicated lozenges or anesthetic sprays which you can buy from a #pharmacist and #supermarket without prescription.

6 Ways to Treat a Sore Throat at Home (Natural Remedies and Cures)

Sore throats are very common and normally nothing to worry about. They usually get better within a week or two themselves.

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For more information about how to treat a sore throat this autumn please visit

(sore-throat NHS).