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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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Bad Breath (Definition)

A foul odor from the mouth. Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with ...Read more


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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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Have a viral chest infection. Inhaler for that, but can't get rid of the terrible cough. Any tips so i can get a nights sleep ?

Have a viral chest infection. Inhaler for that, but can't get rid of the terrible cough. Any tips so i can get a nights sleep
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Steroids: Your viral infection may be triggering a more severe asthma type cough and the bronchodilating inhaler i suspect you are using may need to be augmented with a short course of steroids. You may also need to have a chest x-ray to make sure you don't have pneumonia. If it continues you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a cold. I have a cough and a bit of a runny nose. Does vitamin C help?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a cold. I have a cough and a bit of a runny nose. Does vitamin C help?

Antihistamines/rest : Rest plus an antihistamine and warm salt water gargles will help. Vitamin c can help and can't hurt. Try airborne at first signs of a cold. The most important thing is to rest and not to rush back to normal life until you are recovered. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of your cough and sore throat over night?

Is there a good way to get rid of your cough and sore throat over night?

No cure, reduce sxs.: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Try ginger w honey. ...Read more

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How to cure flu or fever in a day my girl have a important things to do tomorrow?

How to cure flu or fever in a day my girl have a important things to do tomorrow?

Fever: Fever in and of itself is not bad it is how the body fights disease. However we feel bad when we have a fever. To reduce a fever tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin work well, you couldd alternate them every 3 hours. This means tylenol (acetaminophen) every 6 hours and Motrin the same but taken 3 hours apart. ...Read more

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I have bad breath can't. Get rid of can my bad breath is due to weight or the types of foods I eat ?will it give me breathing problems in the future

I have bad breath can't. Get rid of can my bad breath is due to weight or the types of foods I eat ?will it give me breathing problems in the future

Could be due: To dental issues or stomach issues. First check with the dentist . If that is good check with the doctor. It does not lead to breathing issues . ...Read more

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How to get rid of a bad cough?

How to get rid of a bad cough?

Diagnosis...: In order to treat a chronic cough, it is necessary to identify the etiology of the cough. Various possibilities include bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip, etc. And these possibilities all have different treatments. So, see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. If you smoke, smoking cessation is needed. ...Read more

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My 8 month old has had a fever a cough and runny nose, what is considerd a a high fever ? What can I do to relieve her of the symtoms?

My 8 month old has had a fever a cough and runny nose, what is considerd a a high fever ? What can I do to relieve her of the symtoms?

>104: Most people would consider a temp of >104 high fever. If there is no breathing issue, Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) would help reduce the fever. Something with honey may calm the cough. The runny nose will have to wait. If the fever gets really high, see the pediatrician. ...Read more

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Have flu and my mouth has a bad taste. How to get rid of the taste?

Have flu and my mouth has a bad taste. How to get rid of the taste?

Try garling with: Warm salt water (do not swallow). If you have 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! ...Read more

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How to get rid of a slight lisp in a child?

How to get rid of a slight lisp in a child?

Give it time: Almost all children go through a lisping or stuttering phase that may last a few days or several weeks. Try to not point it out and give them plenty of time to speak and it usually goes away on it's own. If it persists or they become embarrassed, your doctor can help you find a speech therapist. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of/quell a common cold and bad throat in 24 hours?

Is there a good way to get rid of/quell a common cold and bad throat in 24 hours?

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

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How to break a fever in toddler? She has no other symptoms of a cold.

How to break a fever in toddler? She has no other symptoms of a cold.

Break fevers?: Fever is a vital defense; one does not "break, " "control" or "treat" fevers. One should, however, attempt to make the child more comfortable by giving p.O. Fluids, Acetaminophen or motrin, sponge baths, ventilate the room, dressing lightly, etc. ...Read more

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18 month old boy with a wet to dry cough no fever and not much of a runny nose struggling to sleep what could it be have a history of bronchiolitis. ?

18 month old boy with a wet to dry cough no fever and not much of a runny nose struggling to sleep what could it be have a history of bronchiolitis. ?

Reactive airway: Possible early asthma like symptoms where the baby airways ate spasming cause him to cough or even wheeze. For children, coughing is what they do verses frank wheezing. Cough variant asthma or reactive airway dz. see you pediatrician since he has had bronchitis in the past. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a fever blister in mouth?

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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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How can I prevent bad breath? Is there a medicine I can take to get rid of my foul smell?

How can I prevent bad breath? Is there a medicine I can take to get rid of my foul smell?

Dental hygiene: First make sure you've got the basics covered. Brushing and flossing at least twice a day. Using a mouthwash can help also. If these measures aren't working then you should see your dentist as you could have gum disease which is contributing to the bad breath. It's also a good idea to have regular routine dental visits for cleanings. ...Read more

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Is it bad to get the flu and cough 5 or 6 times a year?

Is it bad to get the flu and cough 5 or 6 times a year?

Maybe.: It is not unusual for people to get cold/flu multiple times a year. Usually a cold virus. You are more likely if u smoke or have chronic lung problems. Make sure you get your flu shot, wash your hands after contacting it hers especially if they are sick. And if you smoke stop. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a cough that is lingering from bronchitis?

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How can I get rid of a cough that is lingering from bronchitis?

Depends: It really depends on the cause and duration and you other medical issues. If it is from a cold it will go away but hydration, rest, honey, tea, and over the counter cough medicines may help. In general cough medicines are not that helpful but may be worth a try. If it persists you should see your doctor to evaluate for more sinister causes. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

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