Sort Out OTCs for Sore Throat

Patients will ask you how to soothe a sore throat.

Reassure that most sore throats resolve within a week.

But refer patients who have symptoms such as a temp of 100.4°F or higher, trouble swallowing or breathing, or a rash...since these could point to strep throat or COVID-19.

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