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how do you get rid of a fever fast

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
NSAIDs or tylenol (acetaminophen): Acetaminophen and non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen are great for this . They may even be used in combination. The ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Get rid of the infec: See u physician for evaluation and work up , take u medication, try to rest and take enough fluid.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Abreva: Abreva is a safe over the counter topical treatment for cold sores.I find it works as well as most prescription products. Many large supermarkets with ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fever blister: Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healin ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Stastny
33 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Abreva: The best otc treatment for fever blisters is abreva and i would add Bacitracin ointment to keep it from scabbing. The only thing that will be better ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know foods.: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caroline Capitano
25 years experience Pain Management
Heals on it's own: A fever blister is a virus (herpes simplex) nystatin is for fungus. Ice applied to the area will help with the pain, as will something like benzyl a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cold Sores: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Tincture of "time". Wait it out, healing simply takes time. But pain meds and oral gels for the pain can help. Also, if this is chronic, talk to yo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Medications: Fever is the body's response to an infection (usually). If the fever causes a person to be uncomfortable, then treatment with an anti-pyretic such as ... Read More

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