A member asked:
what is the rapid treatment for common colds?
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson answered
32 years experience Family Medicine
None: I am unaware of no medication Zicam though can help, also extra vitamin C . I take vitamin D3 and glyconutirents too http://mtex.it/k1u96bvl
Answered on Jan 5, 2020
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Listerine: Vitamin C is indeed helpful at doses of 1000-2000 mg daily. A study done 20 yrs ago also showed that Listerine gargles every 4 hours for the first 3 days of a cold sh0ortened a cold by 1.5 days. None of the other mouthwashes nor salt water gargles had any effect.
Answered on Jan 2, 2017
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