Thanks for writing to us.,
In all probabality you are sufferring from "Acute Nasopharyngitis"//"Ac Upper Respiratory Infection"
Pls start a course of broad spectrum antibiotics//decongestants//NSAIDs or anti inflammatory -antipyretics-analgesics//Vitamin Suppliments//Steam inhalation//Warm saline Gargling all in consultation with your MD as he knows to which medicines you may be allergic//sensitive.
Coming to investigations, Baseline blood and urinalysis//Throat Swab Culture//Sputum for Routine and Micro//Chest X-Ray PA View to rule out consolidation //LRTI.
Have you taken a flu
pls consult your MD for the same.
Precautions;Pls do not consume refrigerated//tinned food//do not smoke .
Stored food acts as a culture medium for bacterial growth
.Keep away from refrigerated food as it aggravates the already infected throat by causing vasoconstriction/bacterial multiplication and increasing the inflammation.
Wishing you a speedy recovery.,
Dr Lt Cdr ASN Bhushan.,