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Does The Sun Help A Cold
No it can't: Sun exposure will produce vit. D, cause wrinkles and skin cancer. It will not help a cold. The zinc in coldeze may shorten the duration of a cold by a day or so. Throat lozenges for sore throat, Pseudoephedrine for nasal congestion, robitussin dm for cough and tylenol for pain and discomfort when needed are what i recommend. There is no medical cure but wait 7 days and it will be gone. ...Read more
When i walk under the sun or I do activities at home, my skin turns to small red pills and disapear in 15mnts after washing it with cold water. Help?
Need diagnosis first: It sounds like you have cholinergic urticaria which are small hives caused by a physical agent like heat, activity, sweat, pressure etc. Treatment can be challenging but first you need your rash properly diagnosed. Visit with your dermatologist for a proper diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
Re: cold air asthma--advair seems to make me catch every infection under the sun. Albuterol only helps a little. What other options are there?
Ipratropium: My asthma patients, and I have quite a few, don't report increased respiratory infections when they take advair or other inhaled corticosteroids to help control their asthma. Quite the opposite, really. So this unusual association is something you should report to your physician. Atrovent (ipratropium) is a useful bronchodilator that can help block symptoms of triggered asthma by cold air. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Weak immune system. Have meds that say watch sun intake. I was in the sun for 4 hrs sharing drink with a friend. I've had a cold 4 days nothing helps?
A cold is vague: I think it is unfair to assume yourself having a weak immune system without being diagnosed by a doctor or an immunologist to quantify which immune system is weak. A lot of things can make you feel sick including staying out in the sun for several hours. If your symptoms does not improve, you deserve a doctor's visit. ...Read more
What would cause my nose to be red a lot of the time, people always ask me if I have been in the sun. It does get more red if cold or hot.
It seems cold or hot: Causes dilation of u blood vessel which causes the redness in addition u may be getting anxious. ...Read more
8th day of cold. Still have little yello/white cattarh and dry with some productive morning cough. Does the sun and the sea get me better?
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