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How can I get rid of my cold sore fast?

How can I get rid of my cold sore fast?

Some options.: Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your dermatologist can also provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the cold fast?

How can I get rid of the cold fast?

Symptom relief only: 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 & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / NSAID’s Rest!! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a bad cold fast?

How can I get rid of a bad cold fast?

Cold: Cold are typically viral infection which are self resolved in a few days. However if there are some warning signs (high fever of symptoms persisting for long duration), then it would need further evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a cold fast. ?

How can I get rid of a cold fast. ?

Colds: Are viral infections. Unfortunately, there's no way to make them go away any faster. Some medications are available to reduce the symptoms of your cold (e.g. Decongestants, zicam). Hopefully your cold is caused by a virus which will last a shorter time rather than a longer one. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of weezing?

How can I get rid of weezing?

Asthma: A 22 year old who wheezes most likely has asthma. You need to see your doctor and receive treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a cold sore fast?

How can I get rid of a cold sore fast?

You can't: The cold sore is caused by a reactivation of herpes simplex virus. Once it erupts it runs it's course. Abreva may help or prescription zovirax (acyclovir) may help. See . ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my cold and congestion?

How do I get rid of my cold and congestion?

Time: If you have a simple common garden variety viral upper respiratory infection, only time will make you feel better. If you have congestion due to allergies, you'll need to avoid those specific allergens, possibly seasonal, so we're back to time. Or take an anti-allergy (antihistamine) medication, some of which are available over-the-counter. But beware that everything has side effects. Go c ur doc. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my heartburn?

How can I get rid of my heartburn?

Heart burn: Heart burn is caused by reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus. It can be mediated by positional changes (for example, don't lie down after eating), otc meds like ppi which shut off acid production, and non-spicy foods. However, this only tempers the heart burn, treatment may need to be surgical if meds fail (fundoplication). ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a cold sore fast please?

How do I get rid of a cold sore fast please?

Rest and medication: Stress is by far the most common cause of cold sore which is the recurrence of herpes viral infection. It is a self limiting condiction and normally heal in 2 weeks. Rest and stress control will help the healing process. Certain medicatons such as Acyclovir can speed the healing but not too much. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my hives fast?

How can I get rid of my hives fast?

Cetirizine (Zyrtec): Cetirizine (generic zyrtec), 2nd generation, minimally sedating type 1 antihistamine, one 10 mg tab at bedtime is most likely to be effective. If the hives persist add ranitidine (generic zantac), a type 2 antihistamine, 150 mg twice a day should be tried as 20% of skin histamine receptors are type 2 receptors, so blocking type 1 & 2 receptors increases effectiveness. If hves continue see an md. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my impetigo?

How can I get rid of my impetigo?

Antibiotics: Impetigo can be treated with topical or oral antibiotics. Have a doctor check the infection and prescribe the proper treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my sore throut?

How can I get rid of my sore throut?

Depends on the cause: How you can get rid of sore throat depends on what is causing the sore throat if it is srep throat and thatcan only be diagnosed by your physician than you need full course of antibiotics but if it is due to viral illness it will get better without antibiotics, you can take analgesics or lozences to help symptoms rarely it is assciated with allergy than antihistamines will help. ...Read more

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How can I i get rid of my fever blisters/cold sores fast ?

Cold Sores: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrexor another antiviral medication. Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sore. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of palpitation?

How can I get rid of palpitation?

Palpitations: Palpitations are the sensation of an irregular heart rhythm. They are often caused by such things as lack of sleep, stress, caffeine, stimulants, alcohol, tobacco, and other medications. Avoiding these may help. See your doctor, to screen for hypertension and signs of heart disease and to discuss referral to a heart rhythm specialist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a cold quickly?

How can I get rid of a cold quickly?

Cold: You can't expect to get better before 7-10 days. You can however, feel better by drinking plenty of fluids, eating healthy, taking analgesics like Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) and getting plenty of rest. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my nausea?

How can I get rid of my nausea?

If it is chronic - : Then should be medically evaluated. Ginger can reduce nausea ; upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my sunburn quickly?

Not fast. Aloe: Barbadensis (aloe vera) can reduce redness, pain, itching ; swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory ; antibacterial / antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. You can also place cool, moist compresses over the skin. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories ; Acetaminophen can be very helpful. Benedryl can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't >. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my allergys?

How can I get rid of my allergys?

Avoidance or shots: The number 1 treatment if allergies is avoidance. If this is not possible medications may control symptoms. If you want to induce long term tolerance allergy shots are effective as long as you can commit to consistently taking them. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of shaky hands?

How can I get rid of shaky hands?

Brain stimulator??: If your hand shaking is from essential tremor (an inherited disorder that would be present in one of your parents) and the tremor interferes with your performance of important activities (such as drinking from a cup, eating in public, writing, putting on make-up, using a computer, etc), then a deep brain stimulator (dbs) could be extremely beneficial. Consultation w the right doc could tell you. ...Read more