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Fungal Esophagitis Sore Throat in Children
- Avoid citrus juice.
- Avoid hot and spicy foods.
- Avoid exposure to secondary smoke
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- Get plenty of rest.
- Numb the throat pain with throat spray or lozenges.
- Perform warm salt water gargles several times a day. Mix 1/2 teaspoon (92.5 ml) salt per cup (240 cc) of water.
- Place a vaporizer or nebulizer in the bedroom at night.
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain
- Acetaminophen for pain
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PubMed Fungal Esophagitis References
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- Underwood JA, Williams JW, Keate RF. Clinical findings and risk factors for Candida esophagitis in outpatients. Dis Esophagus. 2003;16(2):66-9.