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Had cold yesterday, full body weakness and some pain in swallowing. What precautions need to be taken?

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I was cold yesterday, had full body weakness, some pain and effort required to swallow.
Today, the weakness part and the coldness is gone, but the pain in swallowing is still there. What precautions or medicines do i need to take?
Posted Tue, 5 Nov 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
DISPRIN gargles

Detailed Answer:

If you are not allergic to Aspirin you can try DISPRIN in warm water and gargle it. It reduces the swelling at the back of the throat helps swallowing.

Other remedies like lemon tea, warm fluids, milk with pepper commonly help.

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