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Do OTC remedies like dayquill actually retard bodiy's healing by treating symptoms?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Some symptoms are just masked though.

In brief: No
Some symptoms are just masked though.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Lauren Romeo
Wound care
In brief: Doubtful.
Otc remedies treat symptoms but the body heals because of our immune system.

In brief: Doubtful.
Otc remedies treat symptoms but the body heals because of our immune system.
Dr. Lauren Romeo
Dr. Lauren Romeo
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