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How To Get Rid Of A Cold In 24 Hours
Know of no way.: 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). ...Read more
Not likely: 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. These won't get rid of a cold sore in 24 hours however. ...Read more
It runs it's course.: 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! get medical >. ...Read more
Well I just got over a sinus infection or a cold that lasted 24 hours. Now all thats left is a little bit of post nasal drip, small cough, and a dry throat. How do i get rid of this?
COLD SYMPTOMS: The GOOD NEWS is that viruses that cause a cold do not Live very long. The BAD NEWS is that many of the symptoms can linger as the body recovers from the effects of the viral illness. Getting plenty of rest, maintaining hydration and treating the most troublesome symptoms can sometimes make you feel better while your body recovers. ...Read more
Prayer . . .: I don't mean to offend anyone but rather to use hyperbole to point out that there's really no way for me or anyone in medical profession to help get rid of a cold in 12hrs since that's not possible at this time. If this were in fact possible, I'd be sipping a mai tai on a beach rather than typing answers at home! Instead, you can try OTC meds to mitigate cold symptoms but that's best we can offer ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not possible.: 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
You can't: Acne needs to be managed and the best you can hope for is changes over the course of one or more weeks. Get with your physician now; if you need it treated before the prom, a combination of topical benzoyl peroxide and an antibiotic of some sort will help but not cure you. Be prepared to take a proactive role managing this for however long you have the disease before it remits. ...Read more
What can you do to get rid of nausea from riding a ride? It's been more than 24 hours and she still feels like she is going to be sick.
See doc: She may need rx meds, ...See a dr. For an evaluation. ...Read more
How to get rid of cancer sores fast! I have a date sunday and i want a home remidy to get them to go away in less than 24 hours. Please help!?
Cold Sores: Canker sores - or "cold sores"- are caused by latent viruses that activate under periods of sess, infection, or for unknown reasons. There a over-the-counter treatments at purport to help (see, e.g., http://dentistry.About.Com/od/basicdentalcare/f/cankertreatment.Htm). They usually aren't effective that fast, so there is always makeup, if possible. Most men worth dating will look past the surface. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a date in 24 hours and just woke up with pink eye how do I get rid of it by tommorow night?
See your doctor: Is the quickest way. There are some great medical eye drops that can make an improvement in 24 hours if it is infectious. If it is allergic then you may find that over the counter clear eyes helps. Similisan also makes a great homeopathic eye drop that will help...But the quickest way for infectious pink eye are prescription eye drops from a practitioner. ...Read more
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Just got done dealing with a 24 hour head cold/sinus inffection have a little bit of post nasal drip and a very small cough. How do I get rid of it?
Good: That you are getting over your upper respiratory tract infection, the residual post nasal drip and cough can be dealt with by keeping the saline nasal wash, and keeping your upper airways clear, hydrate yourself well, you can use OTC mild cough remedy as needed to help you through, such as plain dextromethorphan, goodluck, ...Read more
Had a clogged duct for over a week. Lump is closer to armpit but disappears about half an inch from my nipple. I've had clogged ducts before and they really hurt but I'm able to get rid of them within 24-hours. This time I don't have any pain and nothing
What to do if I have a cold sore and I need to get rid of it as soon as possible, like in a few hours if possible. is there a way?
Few hours? Not that: fast. Your Dr can prescribe oral Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral medication. Laser txs are also used to treat cold sores. Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1,000mg orally 3 times a day at onset, can also hasten healing. ...Read more
2 year old has a temp of 106 along with a fever what can I do to get rid of fever I have given him a small amount of cold med. Have also given him luke warm bath as well as fluids fever leaves but return after several hours start process over again, but
Time: All the medications that have been put forward to target cold viruses (not influenza) have not surprisingly proved lame and worse than the disease. Best rx's is Pseudoephedrine used judiciously and briefly, something like iboprofen for pain, and plenty of water to keep the pain meds from slowing down kidney function and keeping the chest secretions moist and flowing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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