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How to get rid of a cold?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Time
All the medications that have been put forward to target cold viruses (not influenza) have not surprisingly proved lame and worse than the disease.
Best rx's is Pseudoephedrine used judiciously and briefly, something like iboprofen for pain, and plenty of water to keep the pain meds from slowing down kidney function and keeping the chest secretions moist and flowing.

In brief: Time
All the medications that have been put forward to target cold viruses (not influenza) have not surprisingly proved lame and worse than the disease.
Best rx's is Pseudoephedrine used judiciously and briefly, something like iboprofen for pain, and plenty of water to keep the pain meds from slowing down kidney function and keeping the chest secretions moist and flowing.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine
In brief: Boost immunity
1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2.
Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days

In brief: Boost immunity
1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2.
Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Thank
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