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Earlier I sent a question how to get a fever fast when I meant to say how to get rid of a fever fast. Sorry!?

Earlier I sent a question how to get a fever fast when I meant to say how to get rid of a fever fast. Sorry!?

NSAIDs or tylenol (acetaminophen): Acetaminophen and non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen are great for this. They may even be used in combination. There is really no need to treat a fever unless it is giving you discomfort. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more


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How do you get rid of a fever that is 100 degrees fahrenheit and a bad cough? (fast)

How do you get rid of a fever that is 100 degrees fahrenheit and a bad cough? (fast)

Get rid of the infec: See u physician for evaluation and work up, take u medication, try to rest and take enough fluid. ...Read more

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What is the fast affective way to get rid of a fever blister? And where can I get it?

What is the fast affective way to get rid of a fever blister? And where can I get it?

Abreva: Abreva is a safe over the counter topical treatment for cold sores. I find it works as well as most prescription products. Many large supermarkets with a drug counter or drug stores will carry this item. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a coldsore/fever blister fast?

How to get rid of a coldsore/fever blister fast?

Fever blister: 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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What should I do to get rid of my fever blister fast?

What should I do to get rid of my fever blister fast?

Abreva: The best otc treatment for fever blisters is abreva and I would add Bacitracin ointment to keep it from scabbing. The only thing that will be better is to take an anti-viral medication as soon as you feel the "tingling" sensation start before the breakout. ...Read more

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What to eat to get rid of fever blisters fast?

What to eat to get rid of fever blisters fast?

Don't know foods.: 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 valtrex (valacyclovir). Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. ...Read more

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Have a very small fever blister and I want it to Go away fast!! Does nystan and triamcinlone help get rid of fever blisters or any home remedies?

Have a very small fever blister and I want it to Go away fast!! Does nystan and triamcinlone help get rid of fever blisters or any home remedies?

Heals on it's own: A fever blister is a virus (herpes simplex) nystatin is for fungus. Ice applied to the area will help with the pain, as will something like benzyl alcohol. If you get many of them or frequent outbreaks a doctor can prescribe an antiviral. This may also reduce the time you have it by a day or so. ...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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I am traveling in 2 days but got flu so I need something fast to get rid of it?

I am traveling in 2 days but got flu so I need something fast to get rid of it?

No easy fix for flu: Flu is viral. Fluids, time and rest, treat the symptoms, avoid antibiotics as a primary rx. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a flu/cold fast?

No proven remedies!: Common colds are self-limited and there are no proven 'cures'. Some claim that extra vitamin c and echinacea based supplements help. Simple treatments such as rest, drinking extra fluids, eating healthy, avoiding stress, using saline nasal spray may help to shorten the duration of a cold. Aspirin, tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve/motrin are useful for associated headache or fever. ...Read more

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What should be done to get rid of the flu really fast?

What should be done to get rid of the flu really fast?

Not really fast: If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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How to get rid of stomach flu fast?

How to get rid of stomach flu fast?

Supportive care: Since stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) is a virus, there's nothing that kills it. However, taking electrolyte-rich fluids, a bland low-sugar/high fat diet, and rest helps with the symptoms and keeps you hydrated. Probiotics also help your intestines recover. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a fever blister on the lip?

See below: Tincture of "time". Wait it out, healing simply takes time. But pain meds and oral gels for the pain can help. Also, if this is chronic, talk to you doc about a trial of antivirals and whether your particular case warrants this. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a fever?

How do I get rid of a fever?

Medications: Fever is the body's response to an infection (usually). If the fever causes a person to be uncomfortable, then treatment with an anti-pyretic such as Acetaminophen [tylenol] or Ibuprofen [advil or motrin] can help. Avoid aspirin. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a fever?

What would you do to get rid of a fever?

Why?: Why treat a low grade fever? It may be helpful, it should not affect you adversely other than being aware of it, and simply recording the levels of fever and the times it occurs may help your doctor if it persists and you need a diagnosis. If you are really bothered by it you can take Aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen) every 4-6 hours to suppress it.
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How can I get rid of a fever in children?

How can I get rid of a fever in children?

Weight based meds: Both tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetomenophen) and advil (ibuprofen) have age and weight based dosing for children with fever. Luke warm bath splashing can also help--do not use ice water or alcohol baths!
of course, finding the reason for the fever is most important, so if the child is ill, they should be evaluated by the doctor. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a fever quickly?

What do I do to get rid of a fever quickly?

Take tylenol (acetaminophen): Unless you have a specific infection than tylenol (acetaminophen) plus a cool bath should lower your fever fast. If that does not work than you need to see your primary dr. To do blood work. We need to find out if your fever is caused by an allergic reaction or an infection so that it can be treated properly. It may be a serious infection. Don't ever ignore signs of infection because it rarely resolves on its own. ...Read more

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I would like guide to ways to get rid of a fever?

I would like guide to ways to get rid of a fever?

See below: Take tylenol, (acetaminophen) get rest, lost of fluids in and out if possible, avoid too much activity. Sometimes cold wet cloths on your head can help to break it, but know that you can only treat the symptoms not really the fever. The fever is created by your body to try to kill a invading pathogen. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a fever in less than 24 hours?

What would you do to get rid of a fever in less than 24 hours?

Fever: First find out why you have fever. Your doctor, knowing the cause, may prescribe you acetoaminophen (tylenol) or nsaids (advil (ibuprofen)) and antibiotic. Drink lot of fluids. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a fever overnight? I need to work in the morning

How to get rid of a fever overnight? I need to work in the morning

Depends: If you only have a low grade fever without other signs or symptoms of disease, you could either work while it persists, or if bothersome take either Acetaminophen (tylenol) or Aspirin to lower it. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a fever blister?

See below: Fever blisters are caused by reactivation of a chronic herpes simplex infection usually type i. It will resolve spontaneously without treatment. Severe cases or frequent recurrences can be treated with prescription oral acyclovir, Famvir (famciclovir) or valacyclovir (valtrex). ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to get rid of a fever in a one year old child?

What are some natural ways to get rid of a fever in a one year old child?

Fever in Children: Please learn the following by heart. A fever in a child is nothing to just tolerate. It is imperative to find the reason for the fever; it is imperative to treat the cause of the fever; it is imperative to keep the child hydrated and to keep the fever down with children's Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen). But finding the reason for the fever is paramount. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a fever blister in mouth?

Intra-oral or lip?: My patients often use "fever blister" for all ulcers or erosions that occur in the mouth or on the lips. They are different. On the lips are typically herpes simplex virus type 1, treated with oral acyclovir. In the mouth, the ulcer is called aphthous ulcer, which we treat with a topical steroid. Please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Does aspirin help get rid of a fever?

Does aspirin help get rid of a fever?

Yes: Donot use for anybody less than 18 years old. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a fever blister in two days?

What would you do to get rid of a fever blister in two days?

Otc Abreva: Abreva otc is quite effective at eliminating fever blisters on the lips. If inside the mouth, you should see a dentist because fever blisters could also be caused by herpes type 1. There are different prescription meds to treat both of these conditions. ...Read more

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How can a pregnant woman get rid of a fever without taking medicine?

How can a pregnant woman get rid of a fever without taking medicine?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Fever during pregnancy is of concern. It is very important to see your dr. Depending on the cause of the fever it could have implications on the fetus. It is very important to get look at. And find the source of the fever to get appropriately treated. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a fever blister faster how long will it take?

What would you do to get rid of a fever blister faster how long will it take?

Cut time in 1/2: 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 with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Can take up to a week. Can cut time in 1/2. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to get rid of a fever blister/cold sore?

What is the quickest way to get rid of a fever blister/cold sore?

Cold sores: 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. ...Read more