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is airborne effective on colds

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cold sxs: 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 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
OTC medications: Over-the-counter medications appear to be helpful for some individuals. Unfortunately, some otc medications have never been proven to be effective in ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Naturopathic: Not very to be totally honest. Naturopathics such as airborne and Zicam are simply higher levels of vitamin c (airborne) or zinc and neither have been ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lemsip: This is a cold and flu treatment that has a pain reliever and a decongestant. It will help with body aches, fever and nasal stuffiness primarily. S ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know which: medications you are referring to. Medications may help to ease some cold symptoms but they do not cure the common cold. Take care.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No specific meds: Are required. If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Cold symptoms: Lots of fluids and rest.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
23 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: There is no cure for the common cold. However, some things can ease the symptoms while time is ultimately the healer. I recommend for my patients, t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sx relief only: 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 ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Ferrara
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
No it does not: Its never been show to be effective in a cold in clinical trials.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Good options: For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small a ... Read More

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