Povidone Iodine

Povidone-iodine is also known as iodo-povidone. It is an antiseptic used as a skin disinfecting agent before and after surgery. Povidone-iodine is used to disinfect the hands of physicians and the skin of the person they care for. It is also used in case of minor wounds.

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I have throat pain even while swallowing saliva. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have throat pain. The pain aggravates during eating or drinking. I also feel the pain while even swallowing saliva. I have the pain for the past three days. I am currently taking lozenges (Strepsils).  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Kumar Nanjasetty

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for posting the query. I have gone through the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity) thoroughly, and I believe that you are suffering from acute granular pharyngitis. You need to start with home remedies such as, 1. Drinking frequent sips of w...  Read Full »

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