A 27-year-old male asked:
what is the best treatment for common cold?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jason Boardman answered
25 years experience General Surgery
Symptomatic: The common cold is usually viral and self limited. Treatment is aimed at controlling the symptoms and not directly at the virus.
Answered on Dec 29, 2016
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
25 years experience Psychiatry
Symptom relief: 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 neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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