Treatment for Common Cold

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Treatment for Common Cold

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Infection of cold disappears within seven to ten days. Usually, common cold does not require any treatment. But, if the symptoms continue, or if certain pre-existing respiratory condition become worse, it indicates the involvement of bacteria in addition to the virus. In such condition antibiotics might have to be administrated to improve the condition.

Only symptomatic treatment is available for uncomplicated cases of the common cold: bed rest, plenty of fluids, gargling with warm salt water, petroleum jelly for a raw nose, and aspirin or acetaminophen to relieve headache or fever.

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keir34

can a six yearold take a bath while he’s coughing?

All the more that you have to give bath to your 6 year old coughing child, a speedy warm bath is good enough to open skin pores, remember that the skn is the largest organ of the body, an excretory organ too. Warm bath would not only open skin pores but will also stimulate good blood circulation thus helps the condition of your coughing child because once you have good blood circulation, blood becomes active in transporting nutrients to & removing wastes from the cell. In alternative medicine particularly healing comes from inside going out, we have to clear the eliminative channels to rid off wastes because if the system is loaded with wastes it delays healing & or forms another illness by which the weak parts or organs becomes the first target..

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