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How should I treat a sore throat while I'm pregnant?

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  • Gargle with warm salt water.
  • Drink a soothing herbal tea or hot water with lemon and honey.
  • Suck on a lozenge or hard candy to relieve pain temporarily.
  • To boost your immune system and fight infection, eat healthy foods, especially fruits and vegetables. Take a prenatal vitamin, drink water to hydrate, get plenty of rest, and reduce stress.

SOURCES:

MedicineNet: "Sore Throat."

Cleveland Clinic: "Colds and Pregnancy."

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on January 20, 2019

SOURCES:

MedicineNet: "Sore Throat."

Cleveland Clinic: "Colds and Pregnancy."

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on January 20, 2019

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