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Will exposure to the sun help with common cold?

Will exposure to the sun help with common cold?

NO: While it may feel pleasant, it will not cause the cold to resolve any quicker. ...Read more

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Does the sun help a common cold how can sunbathing help relieve a common cold?

Does the sun help a common cold how can sunbathing help relieve a common cold?

No it can't: Sun exposure will produce vit. D, cause wrinkles and skin cancer. It will not help a cold. The zinc in coldeze may shorten the duration of a cold by a day or so. Throat lozenges for sore throat, Pseudoephedrine for nasal congestion, Robitussin-DM for cough and tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain and discomfort when needed are what i recommend. There is no medical cure but wait 7 days and it will be gone. ...Read more

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Does the sun help a common cold? How can sunbathing help relieve a common cold?

Does the sun help a common cold?  How can sunbathing help relieve a common cold?

High temperature: Cold viruses thrive in low humidity and cold temperatures. They cannot survive at elevated temperatures. The sun bathing can be helpful to keep the temperature of your mucous membranes warmer. ...Read more

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Is sun bathing good when you have a cold?

Sunbathing w cold: Sun bathing is not good at any time. However, if you burn, you are likely to feel even worse than you did with the upper respiratory symptoms alone. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between cold sores and sun sores?

Sun is a trigger.: Sun is one possible trigger for cold sores. To prevent cold sores from occurring wash hands often. Maintain a healthful lifestyle (regular exercise, nutritious diet, adequate sleep, keeping stress at bay). Keep lips well moisturized & apply sun screen to the areas that your cold sores normally pop up. Talk with your physician about supplementing with lysine. ...Read more

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How to tell if you have a sun blister vs cold sore?

How to tell if you have a sun blister vs cold sore?

Cold sore: Not sure. Fever blister is another name for a cold sore. Sun exposure can trigger cold sores. ...Read more

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Could i be allergic to the sun if i get cold sores afterwards?

Could i be allergic to the sun if i get cold sores afterwards?

Sun exposure: Sun exposure may trigger cold sores . The reason is unknown but it is known that sunlight does affect one's immune system (as in lupus and multiple sclerosis). ...Read more

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What would cause my nose to be red a lot of the time, people always ask me if I have been in the sun. It does get more red if cold or hot.

What would cause my nose to be red a lot of the time, people always ask me if I have been in the sun. It does get more red if cold or hot.

It seems cold or hot: Causes dilation of u blood vessel which causes the redness in addition u may be getting anxious. ...Read more