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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Huh?: I am an ey doc and I have never heard of having a cold in the eye! cold sore?
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Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Cold: Artificial tears as needed and moist washcloth to clean off crusting and discharge. If worsening symptoms, low dose topical steroid may be needed.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You: take Tylenol, antihistamines, and decongestants. Also for flu, antiviral medications, and of course flu vaccine is an important and safe preventative.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can treat: Cold sores on or near the lips are herpes virus infections, and resolve in most people in a week. Oral antiviral drugs, such as acyclovir and several ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Wetzel
Specializes in Psychiatry
Chicken Soup ; Other: No kidding--chicken soup has been proven effective for colds. As for otc medications they are usually no problem--however--be aware any mix of medicat ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There is no evidence that any of the common cough and cold remedies actually have any effect on conception.
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Dr. Luis Taylor
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No. Nyquil is: FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether dextromethorphan and doxylamine will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medicine without a doctor' ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
29 years experience Dentistry
Generally 10-14 days: Without medication each sore takes 10-14 days to go away. However, you can have multiple sores that come up before one resolves and some people always ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Wouldn't advise it: Any of these meds should be weaned gradually if you decide to come off them. An abrupt stop increases the risk of suicidal ideation & self harm. I ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Okay: You can do ice soft drinks coffee in moderation need not to totally stop. For colds OTC stuff is fine. The antihistamines chlorpheniramine, lora ... Read More
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Dr. John Kirk
Dr. John Kirk answered
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many choices: First, check with your doctor so he or she will be informed as to what is happening with you. Generally, Robitussin dm, tylenol (acetaminophen) cold ... Read More
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