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    18 Weird Hangover Cures That People Absolutely Swear By

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    *The only way to completely avoid a hangover is to not consume alcohol. And we can’t vouch for the efficacy of any of these remedies — try at your own risk!

    We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what hangover cures they swear by. Here are some of the best responses:

    1. A can of tomato soup and a grilled the shower:

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    "It works, trust me."


    2. A large Sprite or Diet Coke, specifically from McDonald's:


    "Only from McDonald’s. It’s legitimately a magical elixir."


    3. Shots of just pickle juice:

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    "My roommate and I literally keep pickle jars of juice after we’ve eaten them all specifically to do shots of the juice when we’re hungover."


    4. Pizza Hut pan pizza, specifically from a Pizza Hut express:

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    "It’s especially good if you get it at a Pizza Hut Express, like the ones inside of a Taco Bell."


    5. Sunglasses, curtains closed, a McDonald's hashbrown, and Pedialyte:

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    "If you can only have one of those things, PEDIALYTE IS A MUST."


    6. Vienna sausages and Funyuns:,

    "Works every time."


    7. Breakfast burrito with a large horchata:

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    "So delicious and the best hangover cure."


    8. A hot shower with cold bursts, ginger ale, and a couple McDonald's hamburgers:

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    "It's ALWAYS my go-to!"


    9. 1.5x dose of Ibuprofen, Gatorade, a walk outside, and a chicken parm with extra that order:

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    "Feel great within 30 minutes."


    10. A bowl of pho and a bottle of Pedialyte:

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    11. One Bloody Mary with a small beer chaser:

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    "Then the hangover is tolerable the rest of the day."


    12. Seltzer water and a bag of Doritos:

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    13. Berry Pedialyte and frozen waffles:


    14. Within the first hour of waking up, drink a Vitamin Water and three bottles of water, eat some eggs and bacon, and take some Aspirin:

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    "Works like a charm."


    15. Alkaline water and a Morning Recovery drink an hour after you stop drinking:

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    "I woke up after Friendsgiving feeling like I didn’t even drink the night before."


    16. Three Advil and a trip to the gym:, Westend61 / Getty Images

    "I swear getting some sweat going is a magical cure!"

    —Caitlyn Suchy, Facebook

    17. A bacon breakfast burrito, a big coffee with lots of cream, and a banana:

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    "Get the burrito from a hole in the wall restaurant, not from fast food places."


    18. And finally, a piece of toast with absolutely nothing on it...eaten really slowly:

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    "It's been my go to since college!"