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How To Recover From Being Sick With A Cold In Less Than 3 Days
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I've recovered after being sick for6 weeks and i wasn't eating well at all now i feel ok but my feet get cold and my head feel heavy is it lack of food?
I just got over being sick with a cold and about 2 days after I started to feel better I woke up with a pressure feeling in my head nose ears and neck?
Sinus..: It seems you might be starting a sinus congestion which can cause those symptoms. Usually this may last 7-10 days and if not significant fever, severe pain, worsening over the course of the next few days should be resolved with lots of fluids, rest, decongestants, and anti-inflammatory meds( like ibuprofen if not allergic). If symptoms get worse see your doctor for formal evaluation. ...Read more
Yes Pink Eye: A pink eye can be due to many things. Classically a "pink eye" is due to viral conjunctivitis and can be very contagious with severe itchiness. If you do have true pink eye, the most natural way to treat it is cold ice packs for itchiness; cold tears in refrigerator helps also. If severe an eyemd can rx stronger drops. If discharge, use warm towel to clear it away. http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son was sick yesterday once at school three hours later at home.. He stopped being sick yesterday is he still contagious?
18-24 hours: A good rule of thumb is 18-24 hours with no symptoms.Altho not perfect, this is generally a good guide. ...Read more
Tips: 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. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Tips: Sore throat – : Gargle w 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! dr.Can prescribe tamiflu (oseltamivir) w early sxs. ...Read more
I have currently got the 'winter bug' being sick and keep going hot and cold I have a 6 month old baby what should I do if she gets it?
Prevention: Best approach is prevention. Wash your hands frequently and cover your mouth and nose when you cough and sneeze, respectively. These are the primary means by which you can prevent spread of cold viruses or bacterial contagion. (hand sanitizer is an option as well). Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently got a cold and now i'm coughing. I have a metallic bloody taste after i cough. I'm 37 and have never had this taste before while being sick. What should I do?
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