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Rubella Sore Throat in Adults
- Avoid alcohol.
- Avoid citrus juice.
- Avoid hot and spicy foods.
- Do not smoke and 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.
- Take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for pain.
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