Top 20 Doctor insights on: Cold rid

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Can someone here tell me please how to rid cold sores fast?

Can someone here tell me please how to rid cold sores fast?

Early Detection: The key to try and treat cold sores faster than the traditional healing time is best by early detection. Whether you use otc products or anti-viral prescriptions for cold sores, the earlier you put on the cold sore, the speed will usually heal more quickly. ...Read more

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I'd really like to know how to get rid cold sores fast?

I'd really like to know how to get rid cold sores fast?

Diode laser: Find a dentist that has a diode laser...All it takes is about a 3 minute treatment and the cold sore will go away twice as fast or may disappear altogether. ...Read more

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What is the most effective thing for a cold/to get rid of phlegm?

What is the most effective thing for a cold/to get rid of phlegm?

Tips: 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. ...Read more

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What are good ways of getting rid cold sores in the early stages?

What are good ways of getting rid cold sores in the early stages?

A volatile solvent: Many times a herpetic (cold sore) lesion can be aborted if caught in the 'premonition' phase (when you feel the 'burning' sensation) by the topical application of a volatile solvent such as ether or chloroform.
I should be applied topically with a q-tip and sparingly. Dab it with the solvent three or four times and repeat a few hours later. ...Read more

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What's the optimal natural remedy to rid cold sores fast?

What's the optimal natural remedy to rid cold sores fast?

Best RX is TIME: The lesion undergoes a series of changes and heals over 14-21 days--after which the virus goes dormant. Anti-viral drugs based on Acyclovir are available by prescription and can be taken as a preventive med. Otc meds, like abreva, have variable success rates. If they occur frequently, you can take Valtrex (valacyclovir) daily as a preventive measure, but will need a prescription. There is no 'fast' way. ...Read more

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I had a cold but got rid of it a mth ago. But since then I feel 100% but have like a rattle in my chest. Whezing, n cough up flem that tastes horrible?

Bronchitis Bronchiol: It sounds like bronchitis or bronchiolitis. The mucus collected in the air tubes can act as a culture medium for bacteria resulting in a bacterial infection. Sometimes if you are healthy you can fight it off sometimes you need to see a doctor to get antibiotics. If it is persisting you must see your doctor. If there is associated fever, chest pain or shortness of breath, it could be pneumonia ...Read more

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What's the remedy to get rid from cold?

What's the remedy to get rid from cold?

Zinc, Umcka: Agree with dr. M: mostly time and doing things to make you feel better while you're waiting for your body to kick the virus. But 2 things you can take early may make your symptoms less severe and not last as long. Zinc lozenges like Zicam (not the spray which can take away your sense of smell). Also pelargonium (umcka cold care). Don't forget chicken soup! Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What would you say is the very best method of getting rid of colds?

What would you say is the very best method of getting rid of colds?

Only 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 netti 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. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent and get rid of cold if you have one?

What is the best way to prevent and get rid of cold if you have one?

Rest: While there's no guaranteed pill or medicine to get rid of a cold (although vitamin c has had mixed results), the best thing you can do is rest. Avoid alcohol (it could irritate your throat more), heavy exertion, and exposure to smoke. Colds usually get better no matter what you do. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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How can you rid of cold sores?

Cold sores are forev: Once the virus is in your body it is there forever. To minimize the outbreaks do things to energize your immune system: eat healthy, exercize, and do things to lower your stress. Avoid spicy foods or other irritants that may contribute to an outbreak. Antiviral medicines can be used also...Check with your physician or dentist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a common cold how to get rid of it?

What to do if I have a common cold how to get rid of it?

You can't: You have to wait it out while treating the symptoms. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cold/flu?

How to get rid of cold/flu?

Only time will cure.: The flu or a cold is a viral infection and will resolve itself in a week or two. No medications cure it. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of cold virus?

How can I get rid of cold virus?

Cold virus: The only way to get rid of a cold virus is to let it run it's course. You can try to treat symptoms. You can try breathing in hot steam from a shower or water heated in a microwave. It is recommended to do it for at least 20 minutes. This may shorten the duration as the heat may help kill the virus. Fevers are also helpful in killing the virus as it is your body's way of fighting infection. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of cold sores?

Valacyclovir: If it is a herpes lesion, it initially will feel like an itching or burning sensation. The lesion will appear like a cluster of grapes. If you start taking the valacyclovir right away the sore will go away within a couple of days. If not the blisters will break, the skin will crust over and after a week to ten days it will heal. ...Read more

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Want to get rid of cold sores fast?

Want to get rid of cold sores fast?

They have a life: Nothing gets rid of cold sores. It seems no matter what you do they hang around for about 14 days. If you try to put something on them. They will last 2 weeks. Try to keep them dry (no vaseline or chapstick) and don't pick at them. Limit stress and fatigue.
Unfortunately, some people are prone to getting them. Watch spicy or acidic food and drink. ...Read more

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Ways to get rid of cold sores fast?

Ways to get rid of cold sores fast?

Not easy: They say that cold sores heal in two weeks if you treat them, and they heal in 14 days if you don't. The point being that there is no good way to make them heal quickly. Topical ointments containing a topical anesthetic can eliminate pain while the healing process continues. ...Read more

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Fastest way to get rid of cold sores?

Fastest way to get rid of cold sores?

Takes its course: If you get recurrent severe cold sores I recommend suppression treatment.
You take a lower dose of antiviral rx that will prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of cold sores fast?

How do you get rid of cold sores fast?

Abreva: Abreva is a medication for cold sores which is now available over the counter. ...Read more

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How can I quickly get rid of cold sores?

Start early: The moment you feel that the sores are coming on, take anti viral medication. If taken early, the faster the sores will resolve. See a doctor for a prescription. ...Read more

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