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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
The common cold: Is something we are still trying to figure out completely. Drink lots of fluids and take Vitamin C tablets 3 times daily because the body needs more ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cold symptoms: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, feeling tired, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, he ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Simple suggestions: Force fluids x 8-10 glasses/day: 50% electrolyte rich fluids, 50% clear broth, bullion, consume .Warm water gargles, nasal saline mist, hot tea and ho ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Management of a cold: It's best to 'listen to your body' when you are sick - so in your case most likely you need SLEEP, avoidance of stress (exams?), avoidance of tobacco/ ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on symptoms: The trick to treating a cold is to prioritize the worst of the symptoms. For example , if you have a stuffy nose, prioritize medicines for stuffiness ... Read More
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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Usually nothing much: Colds are usually very mild and self-limited, and do not need specific treatment. Symptomatic care for nasal stuffiness, cough, sneezing, aching is re ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Are you sure that: you have a cold or could your symptoms be due to allergies? D/W your physician. Take care.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Sure: If you're feeling ok dress warmly, wear a hat or cap and have fun.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Outside of what?: People used to think that diseases were caused by miasmas that traveled through the air, but that was 150 years ago. Isn't it getting chilly in Colora ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cold?: Might it be another type of viral illness or an allergy?

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