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Feeling sick and no meds till tonight

I have been feeling sick ever since my hubby left for work today. I do not have a car to go get meds. I feel nauseous , sore throat and coughing, achy all over. I noticed we have no meds for that sort of thing bc my husband was previously sick and took it all. He will not get off work till late tonight like 9 am. I took what I could find. Such as tums, Tylenol , and some vitamins. I ate some soup and drank sprite. I do not have honey. Any suggestions on feeling better till late tonight?

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Babicakes24

Asked by Babicakes24 at 3:53 PM on Dec. 17, 2012 in Health

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Answers (5)
  • Take some ibuprophen and go to bed.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 3:56 PM on Dec. 17, 2012

  • Lol I don't have any of that and cannot go to bed whenever I want . I have children
    Babicakes24

    Comment by Babicakes24 (original poster) at 3:57 PM on Dec. 17, 2012

  • hot tea, or just water and when you can lay down to rest do that.
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 4:21 PM on Dec. 17, 2012

  • Take Tylenol & go to bed as early as you can. The rest will do you good. Hope you feel better soon.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 6:52 PM on Dec. 17, 2012

  • Drink/eat anything that has vitamin C in it (orange juice, lemonade, tomatoes, etc.). Avoid dairy products because they make coughing worse. A tablespoon of apple cider vinegar mixed with some sugar also works wonders. Eating something spicy might help the sore throat. Chicken bouillon broth cubes mixed with water are a great quick and portable soup. It provides electrolytes and activates your immune system. A warm bath/shower will also help decongest.
    hellokittykat

    Answer by hellokittykat at 7:11 AM on Dec. 18, 2012

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