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how to get rid of a fever in 24 hours

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Fever: First find out why you have fever. Your doctor, knowing the cause, may prescribe you acetoaminophen( tylenol) or nsaids(advil (ibuprofen) ) and antib ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
If : If your child's temperature is truly 106f, then you need to call his doctor or take him to the emergency room. That is an extremely high fever and he ... 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
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nuzhat Nisar
47 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Depends on the cause of the fever.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You can't: Acne needs to be managed and the best you can hope for is changes over the course of one or more weeks. Get with your physician now; if you need it tr ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Miner
31 years experience Family Medicine
Weight based meds: Both tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetomenophen) and advil (ibuprofen) have age and weight based dosing for children with fever. Luke warm bath splashing ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Antivirals: There are some expensive antiviral agents that may shorten th course of the flu. They require an prescription. See your doctor.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: If you only have a low grade fever without other signs or symptoms of disease, you could either work while it persists, or if bothersome take either A ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The only thing that cures a cold is time. Most colds last up to 2 weeks.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Acne: Not possible especially since we have no idea about your age, gender, extent or severity of acne (inflammed or not), what medications you've tried etc ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Nasal saline: A nasal wash out of her nose with saline can remove some of the irritants & thin out the mucous. Sometimes you must wash out the nose using saline lik ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience Dermatology
Intra-oral or lip?: My patients often use "fever blister" for all ulcers or erosions that occur in the mouth or on the lips. They are different. On the lips are typical ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
COLD SYMPTOMS: The GOOD NEWS is that viruses that cause a cold do not Live very long. The BAD NEWS is that many of the symptoms can linger as the body recovers from ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Prayer . . .: I don't mean to offend anyone but rather to use hyperbole to point out that there's really no way for me or anyone in medical profession to help get r ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not possible.: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for an ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Quickest Way: Cold sores generally clear up without treatment within two weeks. Several types of prescription antiviral drugs may speed the healing process, such as ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That fast!: Don't know of a sure fired remedy that would work that quickly.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Spearman
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Several days to week: the oral antihistamines are good for this. benadryl (diphenhydramine) might be another option if you are currently taking claritin or allegra or vice ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Know of no way.: 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
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
You can't generally: Hangovers last how long they last. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of hangover "cures," and when you see something where there are that many "solut ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It runs it's course.: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops o ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Doubtful.: According to the mayo clinic, colds usually last one to two weeks.Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahaveer Mukkamalla
Specializes in Family Medicine
Emergency Room: I would recommend you to go to an emergency room, coz migrane headache may not last that long provided you took some medication for that. We have to r ... Read More
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