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Yukon Arctic Ultra
I was run over by a Yukon Denali in dec and broke my foot in several place the bones have healed but I have no feeling in my toes I can not move them ?
Is arctic ice (generic brand of icy hot) the same as vapor rub? It has methanol, analgesic and helps with minor aches.
No: Arctic ice is similar, but Vick's Vapor rub also has camphor and eucalyptus oil. ...Read more
No cure: There is no cure for the common cold, but there are meds that may make the symptoms a little more bearable. These include over-the-counter pain and fever relievers, nasal sprays, and cough medications. If you have several medical conditions, take prescription medications, or treating a young child, check with your doctor before taking OTC medications. http://www.healthline.com/health/cold-flu ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cold: Cold is a caused by virus .They usually get better in a few days . Treatment is to ease symptoms whilst your immune system clears the infection. Paracetamol or brufen for fever, drinking plenty of fluids, nasal decongestants and rest are the usual recommendations . http://patient.info/health/common-cold-and-other-upper-respiratory-tract-infectio ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe hypothyroid: I'm not sure if you feel cold, your skin feels cold to the touch or you have a low body temp., but the most common reason is hypothyroidism, as our thyroid sets our rate of basal metabolism (our idle speed). Low temp. may also be associated with chronic infections, esp. viral & Lyme. Start with thorough thyroid testing including Free & Reverse T3 (liothyronine). See http://bit.ly/1boGdxh & http://bit.ly/WmeT2f ...Read more
OTC: Since most colds are viral, your best bet is to figure out which of the symptoms of the cold bother you most and go for the best otc medicine that can help you out with that. If not sure, stop by and ask the pharmacist they can usually give pretty good direction. Along with that, patients should get plenty of hydration and dont over exert themselves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer