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What is sore throat? And how does it work?

Thursday, July 20, 2017 570 Views

What is sore throat? And how does it work?

A sore throat refers to pain, itchiness, or irritation of the throat. It may cause difficulty swallowing food and liquids, and the pain may get worse when you try to swallow. Throat pain is the primary symptom of a sore throat. However, other symptoms may include:

a dry throat swollen glands in ...

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Are cough medicines helpful?

Thursday, July 13, 2017 453 Views

Cough medicines are not useful in treating cough in children; in fact, recent studies suggest that some cough medicines may be harmful to younger children. Current recommendations from the Australian Government Therapeutic Goods Administration are that cough medicines should not be used in children younger than six years old.

Children older than six years old should only t ...

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Why are people easy to get flu during rainy season or winter?

Thursday, July 06, 2017 376 Views

Want to avoid getting the flu? A good start is to know what causes it. This illness is different from a cold. While more than 100 different viruses can cause a cold, only influenza virus types A, B, and C cause the flu.

Why Do People Usually Get the Flu in Winter?

Many things may play a role:

The virus lives longer indoors in winter, becaus ...

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Fever in Babies

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 597 Views

A fever in babies can be one of the scariest symptoms for parents, especially when that fever is high or the baby is only a few weeks old.

In this article, you'll learn what causes infant fevers and what to do when your baby gets a fever.

What Causes Infant Fevers?

A fever isn't an illness -- it's considered a symptom of one. A fever usually indi ...

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5 Natural Remedies for Sore Throat

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 424 Views

A sore throat refers to pain, itchiness, or irritation of the throat. Throat pain is the primary symptom of a sore throat. It may get worse when you try to swallow, and you may have difficulty swallowing food and liquids.

Even if a sore throat isn’t serious enough for a trip to the doctor, it’s still painful and may prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. Fortunately, y ...

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