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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Cold Night Air (Overview)

Sometimes something as simple as breathing cool night air will bring relief to a croupy cough.


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When should you take baby into cold night air?

When should you take baby into cold night air?

Baby and cold air: Millions of babies around the world live in cold climates. They are just well bundled and warm when in such environments. Now, if your questions is should cool mist air help a baby with croup - yes it can. But never expose a baby to cold temperatures. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
30 doctors shared insights

Cold Night Air (Overview)

Sometimes something as simple as breathing cool night air will bring relief to a croupy cough.


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Does the night air affect a cold?

Does the night air affect a cold?

It can: Blood vessels in the nose help to warm air from the outside (colder temperature) prior to it traveling to the lungs. The blood vessels in the nose can dilate as they bring warm blood to the surface tissues in the nose. This can increase nasal congestion. ...Read more

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Treating a Cold (Checklist)

Eat or drink foods and beverages high in vitamin C
Daily
Boost immunity with multivitamins taken in the proper dose
Daily
Drink plenty of fluids
Daily
Get at least eight hours of sleep every night
Daily
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My wife is always warm. We even turn air cold, but she can't sleep at night because she is too warm. She is 71 years old. ?

My wife is always warm.  We even turn air cold, but she can't sleep at night because she is too warm.  She is 71 years old.  ?

Need more info: There are many potential explanations to explain this problem with your wife. Natural Hormone balancing would probably be one of the simplest places to begin an exploration. Would be happy to help further explore this problem on the concierge service. healthtab.com/DR – stevenfergusonmd ...Read more

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Yawning a lot through out the day. Sometimes back to back. Would waking up multiple times mid night cause this? Can cold air in my office cause it?

Yawning a lot through out the day. Sometimes back to back. Would waking up multiple times mid night cause this? Can cold air in my office cause it?

Yawning: Yawning normally indicates sleepiness. It may occur when you are tired or otherwise do not have enough sleep. Waking up many times at night may cause you to feel sleepy the next day or so. Cold air should not make you yawn more. People with sleep apnea wake up many times at night, snore, yawn and fall asleep quickly. ...Read more

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Treating Cold Sores (Checklist)

See a dentist for a prescription as soon as it "tingles"
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Ask dentist about using a diode laser to help cold sore heal faster
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Don't touch it, kiss someone, or share eating utensils
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I had cold air condition air blowing at my face for few hours in a big gathering. Same night I started to have Common cold symptoms. Is it linked?

I had cold air condition air blowing at my face for few hours in a big gathering. Same night I started to have Common cold symptoms. Is it linked?

No: You need a virus to catch a cold. However there is suggestion that cold dry air may help spread the flu virus further but it cannot induce a cold by itself. ...Read more

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Does having cold air conditioning running through house all night and day kill possible lice in house?

Does having cold air conditioning running through house all night and day kill possible lice in house?

No, it won't: Treatment of lice requires accurate identification of nits ; / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair ; remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits ; remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be. ...Read more

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My Daughter is experiencing wheezing (worsened by: breathing in cold air, lying flat, exposure to secondhand smoke, in the evening, at night) .

My Daughter is experiencing  wheezing (worsened by: breathing in cold air, lying flat, exposure to secondhand smoke, in the evening, at night) .

Secondhand smoke: The most important intervention is the elimination of secondhand smoke. Children who live with smokers have a higher rate of asthma and more severe asthma symptoms. Secondhand smoke spreads throughout a living space so smoking must stop in entire living space. The car also needs to be smoke free. Follow up with doctor as child may still need medication for the wheezing. ...Read more

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I am experiencing burning in my chest at night similar to breathing cold air With chest tightnes. I also feel random sharp chest pains. I have had 4 ablations In 18 months for afib.

I am experiencing burning in my chest at night similar to breathing cold air With chest tightnes.  I also feel random sharp chest pains.   I  have had 4 ablations In 18 months for afib.

Chest discomfort: In view of your history of afib, cardiac causes of chest discomfort and possible blood clots(emboli) to the lungs must be considered. Your cardiologist who knows all your findings is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. Noncardiac causes include pinched intercostal nerves,asthma equivalent or other lung or esophageal issues. ...Read more

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Feels like i'm breathing in a lot of cold air, dry throat, coughing, especially at night. What could be wrong?

Feels like i'm breathing in a lot of cold air, dry throat, coughing, especially at night. What could be wrong?

Mouth Breathing : People who mouth breath at night when the air is cold and less humid often dehydrate their mouth and throat to the point of wakeing up and coughing. Also breathing cold air is irritating to the mucosa in the back of your throat. When you breath through your nose, the air is warmed before it hits your throat. If you can't clear your nasal passages, try sleeping with a surgical mask. ...Read more

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Why do I always feel thirsty and have a sore throat.I'm 7 weeks pregnant& can't sleep@night bc hubby turns on ac and fan so from much cold air for me.

Why do I always feel thirsty and have a sore throat.I'm 7 weeks pregnant& can't sleep@night bc hubby turns on ac and fan so from much cold air for me.

Xerostomia: A/C remove moisture from air as you can see water dripping from the outside unit. You also need to see you OB to r/o Gestational diabetes. Drink water and minimize caffeine also helps ...Read more

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Does cold air make you feel better ?

Brisk, cold air: Can feel envigorating/ stimulating for many. But there are some people who do not tolerate it well and end up feeling chilled or ill. ...Read more

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Can being in cold and dry air cause lots of skin itch?

Can being in cold and dry air cause lots of skin itch?

Yes, especially if : You breath it through your mouth. The nares usually warms air before it makes it's way down toward the lungs, but sometimes the temperature is not adequately equilibrated. Cold air passes through the mouth without being warmed. ...Read more

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When you have a cold does fresh air and activity help?

When you have a cold does fresh air and activity help?

Doesn't hurt.: Personal opinion: physical activity probably does help by keeping your lungs well aerated and preventing atelectasis. ...Read more

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Could cold air coming from air conditioner make you sick?

Could cold air coming from air conditioner make you sick?

Could be a factor.: A virus is required to catch a cold. Cold, dry air ^’s nasal mucus production ; viscosity. Mucus is part of our body’s defense mechanism. It traps viruses ; other particles. When the mucus is thick (sluggish) it makes removing viruses more difficult. Another function of the nose is to warm cold air before it moves to the lungs. Capillaries in the nose dilate to bring warm blood to the nares. As. ...Read more