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Suffering from severe cold. What should I do?

Suffering from severe cold. What should I do?

Extreme cold: Get rest, drink plenty of fluids, for fever take ibuprofen/advil/motrin, for congestion take decongestant like sudafed, tylenol (acetaminophen) cold or nyquil day/night. For thick nasal mucous or thick phlegm use Mucinex or Robitussin (mucolytic). If the nasal mucous turns yellow/green or if you develop headaches, very high fevers or other worrisome symptoms seek treatment with a local primary care doctor or ent. ...Read more

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Suffering from severe cold ...Cold is there more than 2weeks ..Whether it make severe impact to my lungs and chest?

Suffering from severe cold ...Cold is there more than 2weeks ..Whether it make severe impact to my lungs and chest?

See Dr: If symptoms present and persisting for more than two weeks, then it is time to see your dr / urgent care for examination. They may do tests/chest xray, depending on history and exam findings to be sure not missing something more complicated. ...Read more

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I am suffering frm severe cold cough my senses like smelling, hearing and taste r almost lost, I am taking amoxicillin but no use what should I do?

I am suffering frm severe cold cough my senses like smelling,  hearing and taste r almost lost, I am taking amoxicillin but no use what should I do?

Respiratory Illness: Not uncommon to have your senses of taste, smell, and hearing be altered when you have an infection. Takes time for the antibiotics to work and sometimes it is actually a virus causing the symptoms so the antibiotics don't really help with that. Over the counter decongestants may help but really the best medicine for the senses/ symptoms is time. ...Read more

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My 8month old baby daughter got severe cold and a bit of coughing due to dust she is suffering with nose blockn breathing igv her sterile nose lotion?

My 8month old baby daughter got severe cold and a bit of coughing due to dust she is suffering with nose blockn breathing igv her sterile nose lotion?

No one gets...: ...A cold from dust. Colds are caused by viruses, the most common being rhinovirus. An aspirating device of some sort can help clear the congestion, and saline nose drops can be of some help also. Lotions are for the skin; i don't know of any lotion that will help with a cold. ...Read more

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Been experiencing severe cold, what could be the problem?

Been experiencing severe cold, what could be the problem?

Particularly severe: Not all cold viruses are alike. A particularly virulent one can make your recovery more difficult. ...Read more

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Can we take combination of clavam 625 and Montek-LC for severe cold?

Can we take combination of clavam 625 and Montek-LC for severe cold?

I believe that: Clavam is the veterinarian name for the antibiotic amoxicillan/ clavulonic acid (brand Augmentin). Not sure what montek lc is, but unless evaluated by a physician DO NOT take antibiotics capriciously as they will not be helpful for a viral infection and could actually be dangerous, The lower veterinarian dose may not be therapeutic and only serve to promote further resistance in time. ...Read more