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I always seem to catch a cold when traveling

Patient: I always seem to catch a cold when traveling. How do I prevent this?

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.If you are talking about the common cold, here are a few things you can do:Drink clean water and if you are in an area with bad water, drink cokeTake vitamin C pillsHave lots of fresh fruits and vegetablesAvoid too much coffee or teaTake steam baths or inhale steamAvoid cold bathsAvoid going out in cold without covering upTake a prophylactic Levocet tabletYou do not have to follow all of these, doing a few of them should help greatly. Hope this helps.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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