Available medicine

  • Sore throat
  • Pus on tonsils
  • Swollen neck glands
  • Painful swallowing or talking
  • Temperature

These include Dequaspray or Chlorseptic local anaesthetic throat sprays which provide immediate relief.

Paracetomol regularly, Ibuprofen regularly - its is safe to combine with paracetomol.

Symptoms

Help Yourself

Sore Throats

Sore throats typically last 5-14 days.

Contact us if any of the following occur:
  • Painful, fast, difficult breathing, Dribbling at the mouth in children
  • Being wheezy or short of breath that doesn't respond to your normal inhalers
  • A high temperature (>39'C) for more than 6 days in adults, but 2 days in children or infants. If under 6 weeks old bring babies immediately.
  • Blue lips, Feeling drowsy or confused even with a normal temperature
  • Coughing up blood 

University of Lincoln Health Service ​​

  • Rest
  • Get some remedies from the pharmacy