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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Common cold include:: Watchful waiting, Honey, Nasal saline irrigation, Bathroom steam, Throat lozenges, Warm bath.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Antihistamines: Antihistamines help with runny nose, some nasal congestion, and watering of eyes. They do not help with severe nasal congestion, headache, fever, mark ... Read More
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Vitamin C -yes! : antihistamines are better for allergies. Vitamin C, echinacea and zinc are helpful for colds, as is rest, hydration and taking it easy. This is your b ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
31 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Antihistamines are effective for sneezing and runny nose due to allergies, by blocking histamine receptors,. but can over dry nasal passages during c ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Follow-up: If i understand, your urine urobilinogen level was very high, there was a trace of bilirubin in your urine, you are taking dianabol, and you are not v ... Read More
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A 82-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
5-7 days: Common colds usually last approximately 5-7 days.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
You can't: There is no cure for a cold. Most colds last 10 to 14 days. The best you can do is help to alleviate the symptoms with otc medications.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Many viruses: A variety of viruses (rhinoviruses and others). Unfortunately, although you develop immunity to the cold virus you just had, the next circulating vir ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James DuRant
11 years experience Pediatrics
Rest, water, time: We don't have a quick fix for the cold yet. Acetaminophen and other over the counter medications will help with the symptoms though.
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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on symptoms: Treat symptoms: to break up mucous / suppress cough - plenty of hydration, Benzonatate or Guaifenesin with dextromethorphan. Runny nose / nasal c ... Read More
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Dr. John Scuba
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Common cold: Rest, lots of fluids, maybe some symptom relief with otc meds for stuffiness, etc, no smoking, and it will run it's course.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Really???: Coughing, sneezing, runny/stuffy nose, watery eyes, scratchy throat.
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