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The Fastest Way to Relieve a Sore Throat, According to Doctors

Seaver, V. (2021, October 13). The Fastest Way to Relieve a Sore Throat, According to Doctors. Eating Well. https://www.eatingwell.com/article/7921297/the-fastest-way-to-relieve-a-sore-throat-according-to-doctors/?did=699205-20211117&utm_campaign=daily-nosh_newsletter&utm_source=eatingwell.com&utm_medium=email&utm_content=111721&cid=699205&mid=72199337311&lctg=27074372

15 million: The number of Americans who see a doctor regarding a sore throat each and every year. 70% of those receive antibiotics, but less than 1 in 3 of any age actually has strep throat. That means a lot of individuals are receiving prescriptions they don't need and that won't help and there are likely millions more who suffer at home, attempting to just "ride it out." There's actually a third option, though: There are a handful of doctor-approved ache-easers you can try yourself, no prescription required.

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