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Gargling with warm saltwater for a sore throat is a remedy commonly known and loved by doctors, and there is some evidence to back it up, but it’s not a cure.

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Sources:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/sore-throat/
http://www.comilac.com.tr/uploads/pdf/28pomgt.pdf
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/imagepages/19378.htm
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16242593
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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21157043
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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00913847.1990.11710045

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