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a head cold for 2 months! Any suggestions, herbs, etc?

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Have had a head cold( runny/stuffed up nose, occasional sinus pain/ headache, cough and scratchy throat) on and off for about 2 months. I work with children so someone is always sick. Any suggestions ( supplements, herbal, doctors visit) would be awesome!!

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replied February 29th, 2012
Cold, Flu and Viral Infections Answer A32159
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

It seems that you have a persistent sinusitis, based on your symptoms.

You will need a consultation with your doctor for a prescription of antibiotics, for complete clearing of the infection.

In the mean time supportive medications like Advil, Robitussin-DM, and cough lozenges which will relieve your symptoms.

In addition, taking OTC immune supplements containing vitamin C, Vitamin E, zinc, carotenoids and omega fatty acids will be of help too.

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