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Is It Ok To Go Swimming With A Cold Sore
I would wait: Although it is likely safe, it would be my advice to wait until your cold has resolved. ...Read more
No rush to run: What is the cause of yor sore throat? If it is caused by a post nasal drip can be brought on by stimulation of the nose by the cold weather, i would wear amask when you run outside.Have you had a culture to determine the cause of your sore throat.If you have strep or other infectionii would refrain from running.Running can increase your fatigue you already have from an infection. Wait a few days. ...Read more
Safe for you but...: It is safe for you but may not be safe for your fellow passengers, as germs are easily spread in the environment of an airplane! please make sure it's not strep throat- if it is it will be unlikely to spread if you have been on antibiotics for a couple of days. Try to not touch others. If it's viral i advise taking pelargonium sidoides, sold as umcka at health food & drug stores, proven to help! ...Read more
It may not be very: comfortable but there is no specific restriction for this procedure. You will receive some twilight anesthesia so potentially this could be a reason to wait as well as the potential to infect the operators and nurses doing your procedure. If it is elective it would probably be in the best interest of everyone involved for you to wait until you are back to full health. ...Read more
If I have a sore neck how long should I wait to go back to swimming? Is it okay to swim with a sore neck?
Wait till resolves: Swimming involves a fair amount of extension and rotation of the neck, both of which can potentially aggravate it. The safest thing would be to wait until your neck soreness resolves and only then gradually resume your swimming. If symptoms persist, don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
Possible, but rare: Very unlikely. If you see a dentist at the very earliest signs of a cold sore developing (the itch or tingle stage) and your dentist treats it with a soft tissue laser (without actually touching it) and treats it with activated oxygen (ozone) and had you apply ozonated olive oil, it will go away much faster, but probably not overnight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it OK to gargle with Dettol (or dilute it with cold water) to treat a sore throat? Is diluting necessary? Thanks
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