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Hoffman Estates, IL
A 30-year-old female asked:

What is good to take for a cold?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Fluids, meds: Lots of fluid, tylenol (acetaminophen) for aches and a decongestant for stuffiness. Can use Robitussin if cough is an issue.
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days
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Last updated Nov 29, 2016
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