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What are simple things you can do to get rid of a cold? I recently got a sore throat, and it's now turning into a small cold.How do I get rid of it?

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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Rest and drink...

Viral infections causing colds are best treated symptomatically.
There are no medicines that shorten the course of the illness. Simple things you can do to help you feel better include getting plenty of rest and drinking plenty of fluids.

In brief: Rest and drink...

Viral infections causing colds are best treated symptomatically.
There are no medicines that shorten the course of the illness. Simple things you can do to help you feel better include getting plenty of rest and drinking plenty of fluids.
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