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Effective home remedies for a runny nose or a cold include bulking up on vitamin C and zinc to shorten the life of a cold and applying nasal strips to enlarge the nasal passages and open up the airways, according to WebM... More »

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Treatment for a runny nose is entirely dependant on the cause and may include antibiotics, antihistamines or decongestants, states WebMD. If the cause of post-nasal drip is a bacterial infection, the best treatment is an... More »

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According to the Mayo Clinic, a constantly runny nose may be caused by anything that inflames or irritates the nasal tissues. Examples of common inflammations or irritations include dry air, pet and plant allergies, mold... More »

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Decongestants are cold and flu medicines that help relieve sinus congestion or a clogged nose, while antihistamines are likely effective in managing drainage symptoms, such as watery eyes, postnasal drip and a runny nose... More »

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Some remedies that can alleviate the symptoms of a cold include taking medications, blowing the nose frequently, staying hydrated, using cold or hot compresses, gargling and taking steamy showers, suggests WebMD. Getting... More »

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A quick cold is caught through contact with an infected person or by touching a surface contaminated with a cold virus and then touching the nose or mouth, according to WebMD. Common surfaces that possess cold viruses in... More »

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Drinking plenty of clear liquids, inhaling steam or using a humidifier, using a saline spray or salt water rinse, and gargling with warm salt water are effective remedies for the common cold, according to WebMD. Staying ... More »

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