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Fever, cold, running nose, dry cough, no appetite. Taken Vicks action 500. Help - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:Hi doctor
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User:I am 27 yrs f got fever cold running nose two days since two days so took bucks action 500 thrice a day now fever is reduced and having dry cough more n not feeling hungry
Doctor:It seems like you have a viral fever
User:Sorry vicks action 500
Doctor:I am glad the fever has come down
Doctor:For the dry cough, do steam inhalation and salt water gargling thrice daily
Doctor:Along with it you may take antihistamines like Cetrizine
User:Continues mild headache and yesterday could not sleep
Doctor:This is a prescription drug, please get it prescribed by your primary care physician
Doctor:Continue to take vicks action 500 for 2 more days
Doctor:Drink plenty of water
Doctor:You should be fine soon
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