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Hi A am 30 years old, I have dust and cold allergy. When I encounter the Dust and Cold, I get cough and cold which exist for longer duration making me difficult. Recently I suffered from ear pain, when I consulted the doctor she said due to cough you got infection in ears. Please help me how to get rid of Cough and cold.

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Hi A am 30 years old, I have dust and cold allergy. When ...
Firstly there's no lifelong cure for the common cold. Antibiotics are only effective against infections of throat and are of no use against cold viruses. Over-the-counter (otc) cold preparations won't cure a common cold or make it go away any sooner, and most have side effects. A saltwater gargle 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2tsp turmeric dissolved in a glass of warm water can temporarily relieve a sore or scratchy throat. To help relieve nasal congestion, try saline (pure salt water) nasal drops. If you have a throat infection, or a viral cold then I will prescribe appropriate meds based on your detailed assessment. Do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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