A 19-year-old female asked:
i have a cold what should i do?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Stephen Scholand answered
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Management of a cold: It's best to 'listen to your body' when you are sick - so in your case most likely you need SLEEP, avoidance of stress (exams?), avoidance of tobacco/alcohol, and plenty of fluids and good nutrition to optimize your body's function. SLEEP is vital - you may actually have a sleep deficit which may have allowed the virus to take hold. If fevers or troublesome symptoms develop, best to see a doctor.
Answered on Feb 28, 2018
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