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I feel a cold coming on, sore throat etc., is there anything I can do to keep it from getting worse?

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Dr. William Cappaert
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Zinc

Taking zinc tablets at the first sign of a cold will help.
A common one is Zincam but other generic brands are avilable.

In brief: Zinc

Taking zinc tablets at the first sign of a cold will help.
A common one is Zincam but other generic brands are avilable.
Dr. William Cappaert
Dr. William Cappaert
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine

In brief: Zinc lozenges

Although, there might a little too late to help the situation, a recent article in medical journals suggests zinc lozenges as a potential for common cold remedy.
Although, i don't think there's any recommended dose of zinc to be taken, you may use the instructions on the bottle/package for over-the-counter zinc lozenges.

In brief: Zinc lozenges

Although, there might a little too late to help the situation, a recent article in medical journals suggests zinc lozenges as a potential for common cold remedy.
Although, i don't think there's any recommended dose of zinc to be taken, you may use the instructions on the bottle/package for over-the-counter zinc lozenges.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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