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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Cold: what question can we answer for you ?

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Cold and cough: Ok, the majority of cold and cough symptoms are caused by a virus (the common cold), so rest, drink plenty of fluids and take over the counter cold an ... Read More
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Dr. Hasan Khondker
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Any fever?: if not then it is likely a viral illness that will go away on its own. If you have a fever you need to see a doctor
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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 anti-inflammat ... Read More
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Certainly possible: It is possible for a cold to be associated with headaches For more information on colds, refer: http://www.healthline.com/health/cold-flu?ref=globa ... Read More
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Remain Calm: Do you know what to do when the nasty cold bug strikes or when a cold becomes something more serious? Here, you'll find the latest information on the ... Read More
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Cold & cough: Rest , fluids and analgesia are the key to colds and coughs as most of them are viral. Watch for danger signs- rashes, senstivity to light, shortness ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
42 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: This should get better on its own. He can gargle with salt water if he has a sore throat. If this lasts more than a few weeks he should contact his do ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Smith
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergies or sinus : Allergies or sinus infection can cause these symptoms. Try over the counter medications. If they continue see a doctor for antibiotics.
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Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
27 years experience Family Medicine
What symptoms..?: Cold is a generic term for viral respiratory infection but sometimes other problem may present same way. Seasonal allergies, exposure to plants, dust ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Rivas
20 years experience Family Medicine
Many options: In general there are many options available to help with your cold symptoms. If you nose is runny you can take sudafed or Afrin (oxymetazoline) for n ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Gorenberg
35 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Best cold treatment: Days 1-3 are the itchy, sneezy, runny phase. Take antihistamine and, if you can get it, ipratropium bromide .06% nasal spray. Days 4-7 are the congest ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Should not affect the viral illness and may make u feel better!
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Dr. John McMahan
48 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cold Symptoms: You can try almost any of the over-the-counter medications plus lots of fluids and rest. If the symptoms get worse or last over a few days, see your d ... Read More
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