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Cold, sore throat, running nose, slight body ache. How to get cured? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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User:hi my issue is
User:am suffering from a bad bout of cold
User:since day before nite
User:actually has worsened since yest
User:sore throat, running nose, slight body ache
User:no fever
Doctor:did u have any travel related activity ?
User:have had one certizine day before, 2 yest and one in the morn today
User:no i think the fan is the cause
User:i get these once every 3 months
Doctor:i understand
Doctor:do u have any cough ?
User:i need something that will fix it asap since the cold really saps me and i need to get back to work XXXXXXX
User:no cough- slight sometimes
User:main is nose block at nite- dry and sore throat and running nose
User:i am working from home today to avoid the AC at work
Doctor:for the time being, you can use NASOCLEAR drops
Doctor:this is a saline drops, which will help to clear the nose
User:i am using ortivin
User:is that ok?
Doctor:yes, you can use OTRIVIN too
Doctor:and use it as needed basis
Doctor:you can use Vicks, or strepsils, to help reduce your cough and allergy symptoms
Doctor:ALSO you can use KARVOL PLUS inhalants, with steam
User:i need pills
User:these will take time and i cant suffer
User:am drinking warm water, XXXXXXX tea
Doctor:you will also need a prescription of antibiotics , for 4-5 days, , which you can get it with a doctor in person
Doctor:prescription of antibiotics can be given only after due examination ,which is done in person
Doctor:it is not provided online, due to legal issues
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