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how to get rid of a head cold quickly

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can tx symptoms but: 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 ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Cold: There is no miracle/fast cure for a cold. Being a virus infection, it will run its course within 7 - 10 days. Rest and lots of fluids may help end it ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Koriwchak
32 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Time!: To feel better and get your nose open you can use some afrin (oxymetazoline) but only for a couple of days.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Symptomatic tx: There is nothing you can use for your child to hasten the resolution of the cold. Treat the symptoms-saline and suction for stuffy/runny nose. Lots o ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Symptom relief: 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 neti pot. *for ant ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Good: That you are getting over your upper respiratory tract infection, the residual post nasal drip and cough can be dealt with by keeping the saline nasal ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Headache: I think you need to see a doctor to be evaluated. It is impossible to know what causes your headache without doing an examination and with limited inf ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Viral URI: Stay in bed, drink lots of fluids (chicken soup is said to be good), take otc products to relieve symptoms and time and patience will be rewarded with ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Try otc: meds containing pseudoephedrine and neosynephrine nasal spray for relief of nasal discharge. Common cold is caused by any number of viruses, so there ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Coldeze: The zinc in coldeze may shorten the duration of a cold by a day or so otherwise nothing else will shorten it. Symptomatic treatment will make you fe ... Read More

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