Remedies for cold
my 18 month old son is having cough, wheezing and nasal congestion. please suggest some home remedy as doctor is not available right now.
Suggest treatments for bad cold ?
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Cold symptoms, phlegm in nasal cavity, vomiting with no bile. Advise?
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Use Flomist Nasal spray during cold and fever?
Sir, I have been using the Flomist Nasal spray since the last one month.Now Iam affected with cold and fever.I want to know whether there is any side effects for using this spray and it can be used at the time of cold and nasal congestion.After using this nasal spray my allergic symptoms mainly...
Experiencing severe cough,cold and nasal congestion
My 14 months old baby is suffering from severe cough, cold and nasal congestion. We took him to his pediatrician day before yesterday with the same, he also had slight fever at that time. She prescribed him bricarex 2.5 ml thrice a day for 3 days. Azithral liquid 5.5 ml once for 5 days and calpol...
Is it sufficient to take otrivin nasal drops for cold and blocked nose?
Dear Doctor, I have been suffering from cold since three weeks and blocking of nose is the main problem for me.A week back i have consulted one doctor and he prescribed me to use TUS Q tablets ,but there is no signs of relief.And now i m using Otrivin nasal drops for temporary relief.So,please...
What can I do for recurrent cold?
I have been having cold for the past some years and do not remember when I was completely relieved of it. For that I have been using this particular nasal spray for some time now. Recently when I was browsing about this nasal spray I came across this condition called Rhinitis Medicamentosa. Since...
Is it safe to take cough drops for cold?
I have recently begun to take heart medications due to a massive heart attack and I also have had a defribulator/pacemaker. Right now I also have a cold and while I understand that due to all my medications I cannot use nasal sprays etc., however, is it safe to take 3-4 halls cough drops per day?
Thanks for your query. I fully appreciate your concerns.
If you have frequent attacks of sudden occurrence of cold, associated with sneezing, nasal discharge, sore throat.. it is allergic condition, which can be controlled with regular medication.
Please write back, giving full details, for professional advice.
Dr. R Karanwal
Dr.(Col) R Karanwal
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Viral infection is the most likely cause
See an Internist / get yourself examined
Over The Counter Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs – like Ibuprofen /nasal decongestant like phenylephrine tablet or oxymetazoline drops / throat lozenges will be useful in the meanwhile...
Cold is a viral problem and takes 5-7 days to go away and is a self limiting disease.
Treatment advised is ..
Avoiding cold drinks and smoking
Taking steam inhalation
Drinking more of hot liquids like tea,coffee and hot soups.
Putting decongestant nasal drops,if nose is blocked.Nasal drops should not be used or more than 5-7 days.
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