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How to cure cold and cough by home made remedies?

How to cure cold and cough by home made remedies?

Symptomatic relief: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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What is the home remedy for common cold?

What is the home remedy for common cold?

Treat symptoms: Most colds are due to viruses and therefore do not need antibiotics. Effective home care will consist of treating symptoms as follows: for congeston-use an over the counter decongestant like sudafed, inhale steam, hot liquids like herbal teas, menthol or eucalyptus rubs, sore throat: salt water gargles, fever- acetaminophen, fatigue- rest and fluids, supplements-vitamin c and zinc. ...Read more

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What is the easiest and most effective home-made remedy for common cold?

What is the easiest and most effective home-made remedy for common cold?

Colds: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestionsaline 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 should you consider the best medicinee or "home remedy" for the common cold/flu. Non- prescription?

Treatment for cold: Stay home and rest--get lots of sleep, drink warm fluids, eat chicken soup, inhale steam from tea kettle through nose and breath in, take regular vitamins and extra vit c-1000mg, use zinc louzenges-dissolve slowly in mouth three times per day. ...Read more

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What dosage of children's cold and cough medicine can you give 2 year old?

What dosage of children's cold and cough medicine can you give 2 year old?

Depends: There are so many different types of cough and cold medications it is impossible without knowing which specific one you are referring to. Most of these medications are no longer recommended for young children because of their side effects. Nasal saline spray is a good starting point. ...Read more

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Can i take children's triaminic syrup day time cold and cough, or children's triaminic syrup long acing cough while pregnant? Im 11 weeks and 2 days pregnant

Can i take children's triaminic syrup day time cold and cough, or children's triaminic syrup long acing cough while pregnant? Im 11 weeks and 2 days pregnant

According : According to drugs.Com, triaminic is a category b drug which means that it is considered fairly safe for you and the baby during pregnancy. You can also discuss the risks and benefits of taking this medication with your ob/gyne. Good luck! ...Read more

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I gave my 7 year old children's pain and fever at 10:30 can I give him triaminic cold and cough?

I gave my 7 year old  children's pain and fever at 10:30 can I give him triaminic cold and cough?

Yes, but check the: ingredient label for acetaminophen. The formulation of Triaminic Cough and Cold that I am familiar with does not have acetaminophen, but does have a decongestant and antihistamine, which may be helpful if your child has a lot of nasal congestion. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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