There are things you can do to soothe your sore throat, probably without having to leave your house.
If your throat is in pain, try:
- Gargling with salt water
- Using a humidifier or vaporizer to keep your throat moist
- Placing a warm heating pad over your throat
- Eating ice cream, popsicles or ice chips
- Drinking plenty of fluids
- Using a saline nasal spray or a neti pot