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Sore Throat (cont.)

Sore Throat Cure

The cure for sore throat depends upon the exact cause. Antibiotics can cure bacterial infections but are not effective in viral infections. There is no medical cure for sore throats caused by viral infections, and supportive care is usually all that is needed. People with epiglottitis usually require IV antibiotics and a hospital admission; a few people may require breathing assistance (intubation).

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/13/2014

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