Chang advises. If you can’t keep quiet (say, you have to give a presentation at work), do instant damage control by breathing in humid aira hot shower typically docs the trickand drinking plenty of fluids. Dr. Chang says most beverages are fine, although sipping wariTT chamomile, ginger, or peppermint tea with honey throughout the day can be extra soothing for both your throat and stomach. And that ringing in your ears? Unfortunately, there’s not much you can do on your own to quiet it. If it lasts for more than three days, sec your doctor for an Rx. in extreme cases, a dose of steroids may be required.