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What cures illness faster? Such as fever, cold and flu. Medicines or home remedies?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: None

To be honest with you - none of the listed will cure it faster. It depends on your immune system and the severity of the flu.
Both medications and home remedies only give you symptomatic relief. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) has been shown to shorten the flu for about 24 hours, but i've not been impressed with this medication and it is only effective if taken withing the first 24 hours since the onset.

In brief: None

To be honest with you - none of the listed will cure it faster. It depends on your immune system and the severity of the flu.
Both medications and home remedies only give you symptomatic relief. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) has been shown to shorten the flu for about 24 hours, but i've not been impressed with this medication and it is only effective if taken withing the first 24 hours since the onset.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine

In brief: All things equal

That is if you are immunocompetent and otherwise healthy, your recovery would be the same.
We treat the symptoms only (except for flu as there is treatment now) for comfort. Rest and fluids is all you need otherwise.

In brief: All things equal

That is if you are immunocompetent and otherwise healthy, your recovery would be the same.
We treat the symptoms only (except for flu as there is treatment now) for comfort. Rest and fluids is all you need otherwise.
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
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