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What should I do about my scratchy throat?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Scratchy throats are often a sign that one has allergies. In this video, Dr. Oz reveals a helpful tip for one to easily get rid of a scratchy throat.




There are several causes of scratchy throat, such as postnasal drainage, allergies, the common cold, and acid reflux. Treating the cause will generally help the symptom of scratchy throat. Some of the home remedies that you could employ are gurgling with salt water, drinking honey with tea, using a humidifier, and avoiding triggers if you know you have allergies.

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