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I am having cold and cough every day I wake up esp when I sleep below the fan. Tried to take many pills from doctor. It works for few days but it begins again.

Dr. N S S Gauri 94% (22115 ratings)
Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Ayurveda, Kanpur
Maha Laxmi Vilas Ras 125 Mg Twice a Day Sitopiladi Avleh 10 Gm Twice a Day Relief In 5-6 Days and for Complete Cure Take it for 60 Days Only Avoid Oily and Spicy Food
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Suffering from fever around 101. Cough and body ache especially back ache and legs aching since yesterday evening. My 4 year old niece had these symptoms and she seems to have passed it on to me. Doctor has advised dolo 650 and azithromycin 250. Please let me know if anything else is needed.

Dr. Pawan Kumar Gupta 91% (2184 ratings)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Dehradun
Suffering from fever around 101. Cough and body ache especially back ache and legs aching since yesterday evening. My...
Take sky Fruit, Cow Urine caps, org wheat Grass Powder, Nigella cap, may contact for any assistance.
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M' getting fat day by day plan a diet for me sir I have been shifted to another town now. When I walk there is a pain in stomach and I can't walk like its a attack like. I have cough every time my hairs are also been white? Why soo please suggest me something so that I can be aside of these all!

Dt. Sushma Khandelwal 89% (33 ratings)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Jaipur
M' getting fat day by day plan a diet for me sir
I have been shifted to another town now. When I walk there is a pain...
Hello sir, At first check your BP. If any issues than meet physician. Start medicine, diet also should be according your problem. For reducing weight follow three main things like healthy diet, exercise and walk early morning and evening. Take high fiber food in your diet. Add more fruits and vegetables in your diet. Add plenty of water. Small and frequent feeding should be included in your diet. Contact me for customized diet plan.
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I have a cold infection since two days and I used to treat it by drinking hot water and today I have found that there was a blood coming along with cough and my nose is very delicate that I use to get cold infection three times in a month.

Dr. Karuna Chawla 93% (1157 ratings)
Homeopath, Noida
I have a cold infection since two days and I used to treat it by drinking hot water and today I have found that there...
You are suffering from allergic rhinitis. Its a common problem now a days. Do saline gargles daily. Whenever possible do steam inhalation also. Cover your nose and mouth with hanky for at least 30 sec when you go in dusty areas also when you go in and out of AC Homeopathic treatment has very encouraging results and gives relief in long term please ask for consultation with detailed information so that I can help you better.
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Seasonal Viral Fever, Cough And Cold - Watch Out!

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
General Physician, Faridabad
Seasonal Viral Fever, Cough And Cold - Watch Out!

Viral fever is a cumulative term which refers to a group of viral infections and is characterised by high fever, headaches, body ache, burning in the eyes, nausea and vomiting. It usually comes in package with severe cough and cold.

It actually is not an ailment but is the result of an underlying cause, which is viral infection. This infection can occur in any part of the body such as lungs, intestines, air passage, etc., and the high fever is the sign of immune system of the body fighting against the invasion of viruses.

How does viral fever, cough and cold occur?

Just like its name, 'viral fever' travels from one person to another. Whenever an infected person yawns, coughs, sneezes or even talks, he/she releases tiny fluids in the environment, putting the nearby people at risk of suffering from the infection.

The infection may occur due to mosquito, tick bites or by coming in contact with the infected person’s blood or semen.


Symptoms:The symptoms of viral fever include:

  • High fever
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Severe weakness
  • Muscle and body ache
  • Painful tonsils
  • Sore throat
  • Burning sensation in eyes
  • Skin rashes
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Running nose
  • Cough


As the symptoms of the viral fever have too much resemblance to other diseases like dengue, malaria, chikungunya, typhoid, etc., it is better to consult a doctor before taking any random antibiotic. The doctors often recommend blood test to be sure about your disease before beginning with the treatment.


As there are no antibiotics for viral fever, the doctors prefer prescribing fever-reducing medicines. If a doctor is prescribing antibiotics, then it is to ensure that you do not get infected with any other viruses while being sick.

It is always very important to complete the full course of antibiotics recommended by the doctor. If you stop taking the medication midway, your body will create antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the same medicines will become ineffective.

How can we prevent viral fever?

Keeping ourselves and our daily activities clean and maintaining appropriate distance from infected people is the best prevention for the disease. Some prevention measures are as follows:

  • Wash hands properly before eating
  • Avoid eating outside in open areas
  • Always cover your mouth while coughing, sneezing or yawning
  • Drink as much water as you can

The doctors, however, do not give any dietary restrictions, but it is always good to follow a balanced diet and completing the course of prescribed medicines prescribed by the doctor.

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Homeopathic Medicine To Deal With Common Health Issues!

Dr. Vidyasagar Umalkar 86% (20 ratings)
Homeopath, Mumbai
Homeopathic Medicine To Deal With Common Health Issues!

In your everyday life, it is quite common to experience several first aid and domestic health emergencies. This may include many health conditions, which are minor in nature, but require medical attention. Accidents like cuts, bites, grazes, bruises, bumps and burns can occur any time. Equally common headaches, cramps and ailments, which include cold, cough, flu, viral fever, sore throats, indigestion and several others.

And, homeopathic medicines are a great, natural remedy for effectively treating the above mentioned health conditions. So here are some common homeopathic medicines, which you should keep in your first aid box in order to treat common health issues:

  1. Arnica: This is a very famous and common homeopathic medicine used to treat all kinds of injuries. It acts as an instant pain reliever and by taking it immediately after an injury, quick results are obtained. It gives relief to internal cuts and bruises by a process called extravasation, which involves the breaking of tissues beneath the skin. Effective healing of bruises, cuts and other injuries is also provided. It also helps in relieving the mind in case of any emotional trauma.

  2. Aconite: This homeopathic medicine works effectively in treating several physical and emotional conditions. It successfully treats ailments such as cough, cold, sore throat, fever and all conditions related to exposure and cold. Aconite can also calm the anxiety in patients.

  3. Apis Mel: This homeopathic medicine treats bee stings. It can be taken after being stung by a bee or wasp and if stinging pain is felt along with inflammation. It is also used to treat heat rashes and conditions where the skin gets swollen. This medicine is a diuretic and encourages the body to release water.

  4. Argentum Nitricum: This homeopathic medicine is useful in treating anxiety and tension. When a person is extremely worried about something, this medicine can be used to calm him down and provide mental relief. It can help avoid loose bowel movement which often occurs due to tension and sickness. You can take this before examinations, flights and sea voyages.

  5. Arsenicum Alb: This medicine is ideal for treating several symptoms related to stomach and digestion problems. Problems such as food poisoning, stomach upset, diarrhoea and vomiting are treated efficiently with it. It is also used for mental conditions, such as panic attack and extreme anxiety.

  6. Belladonna: This homeopathic medicine is extensively used for treating sunstroke, different types of inflammations and throbbing headaches, which worsen when exposed to noise and light. Ear infections are treated with this as well.

Since homeopathic medicines are safer than their allopathic counterparts due to absence of side effects, they can be taken for treating day to day health worries. But if in doubt, feel free to consult a homeopathic doctor for more information.

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I have cough and cold for 3 days and also have fever of 101 f and stuffy nose. Tell me is it dengue or common fever?

Dr. Ankit Kumar 94% (164 ratings)
General Physician, Lucknow
I have cough and cold for 3 days and also have fever of 101 f and stuffy nose. Tell me is it dengue or common fever?
Hi, for symptoms of viral and dengue fever are almost same. So if you are suspicious of dengue fever. You should think for investigation.
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Ear Nose And Throat Problems - Learn How Homeopathic Can Help!

Dr. Atul Kundalia 87% (10 ratings)
BHMS, MD - Medicine
Homeopath, Ghaziabad
Ear Nose And Throat Problems - Learn How Homeopathic Can Help!

The ear, nose and throat may seem disconnected but in fact are very closely connected. For this reason, a cold often turns into a cough and earaches are common symptoms of throat infections. ENT or ear, nose and throat problems are very common and can affect children and adults. Homeopathy can be very effective in treating ENT problems. Here are a few common ENT problems and homoeopathic remedies that can be used to treat them.

Common cold
Whether a cold is minor or severe it can cause a lot of discomfort to the patient. If not caught in time, a cold can turn into a cough, chest congestion etc. A cold can cause nasal discharge, burning eyes, sneezing, headaches etc. Some of the homoeopathic remedies used to treat a cold are:

  1. Aconite Nap: This is used in cases where a cold is brought on suddenly by a change in climate or exposure to cold winds.
  2. Allium cepa: A cold that leads to a watery discharge from the eyes, a bitter nasal discharge and crusting around the nostrils and upper lip may be treated with Allium Cepa.
  3. Euphrasia: A cold that causes acrid discharge form the eyes and inflammation can be treated with euphrasia.
  4. Arsenicum album: A blocked nose that is accompanied by crusting of nasal discharge on the upper lips and around the nostrils can be treated with this homoeopathic remedy.

Nasal polyps
A fleshy swelling that grows in the lining of the nasal tissue and in the sinuses can create nasal congestion and blockages in the nose. This is often seen in cases where the person suffers from asthma or hay fever.

Some of the homoeopathic remedies for this condition are:

  1. Pulsatilla: People who benefit from the use of pulsatilla to treat nasal polyps are usually thirsty and prefer being outdoors.
  2. Sanguinaria: Nasal polyps that cause heightened sensitivity to odours can be treated with sanguinaria. In such cases, the patient often suffers from nasal polyps on their right side.
  3. Teucrium: In cases where a person suffers from repetitive nasal polyps along with fibroids or other polyps can be treated with this homoeopathic remedy.

Sore throat: 

Sore throats are as common as colds or the flu. Depending on the symptoms presented it can be treated with a number of homoeopathic remedies. These include:

  1. Belladonna: This can be used to treat sore throats that make the tongue appear coated and gives the person a flushed pallor.
  2. Calcarea carbonica: Sore throats that are associated with the development of large glands on the neck may be treated with this remedy.
  3. Lac caninum: This can be used to treat sore throats accompanied by pain that moves from one side to the other.
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I have an allergy from cold and due to this I will get breathing problems because of sinus blocks and it creates cough and cold too. How do I get rid from this allergy?

Dr. Prashant K Vaidya 93% (3296 ratings)
Diploma In Gastroenterology, Diploma In Dermatology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I have an allergy from cold and due to this I will get breathing problems because of sinus blocks and it creates coug...
Symptoms caused by allergies vary from person to person, depend on what’s causing the allergic reaction, and will vary depending on how severe the allergy is. Common symptoms associated with allergies can include: Skin rash, redness, hives, dryness, peeling or itchiness Tingling or itchy sensations in the mouth and on the lips Swelling of the tongue, lip, throat or face Itchy nose, congestion and stuffiness Nausea and vomiting Diarrhea and abdominal cramps Wash Up Each time you walk into your home, you bring small pieces of the outside world with you. After being outdoors, your clothes, shoes, hair, and skin are covered with tiny particles from everywhere you’ve been. Take a shower and change your clothes to wash away any allergens. Leave your shoes at the door, Garlic -Garlic is a natural antibiotic that helps ward off infections, viruses and even allergy It'll keep allergens from getting into your airways when you can’t avoid certain allergy triggers Wash shower curtains and bathroom tiles with mold-killing solutions. Don't collect too many indoor plants. Soil encourages mold growth. Store firewood outside. Use plastic covers for pillows, mattresses, and box springs. Avoid overstuffed furniture and down-filled bedding or pillows. Wash your bedding every week in hot water. Don't allow anyone to smoke in your home. Wear a mask and gloves when you clean, vacuum, or paint. That will limit your exposure to dust and chemicals. Vacuum once or twice a week. Limit how many throw rugs you keep to reduce dust and mold. If you do have them, make sure you can wash them. When possible, choose hardwood floors. If you must have carpet, go with a low-pile opting. Avoid dust-collecting Venetian blinds or long drapes. Replace old window coverings with shades or shutters. Install an exhaust fan over your stove to remove cooking fumes.
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