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Fever, chills and headache. Using cough drop and cold ezee. Proper medication?

I had a fever that ranged from 99 to 102.6 degrees and lasted for 6 days. During that time, I had chills and a headache. During the 5th and 6th day, that developed into a bad cold and cough. The cough, however, has gotten much worse. It's lasted 3 days now. I cough so hard that it shakes my whole body. My chest aches from it. It woke me up all through the night. It's also producing a lot of phlegm and making me sick to my stomach. It seems to lessen while I'm actually sucking on a cough drop with menthol, but that's the only time. I've been trying the "Cold-Eeze" throat spray and/or buckwheat honey - neither of which seem to do any good. Any ideas?
Asked On : Sun, 31 Mar 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Symptoms of lower respiratory tract infection with systemic symptoms need antibiotic to control your symptoms. analgesics will releave your symptoms and controls the temperature for short time till antibiotics start it effect
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Suman Kumar's  Response
acute sinus infection there is infection of sinuses with fever there is post nasal drip you can take doxycycline 100 mg bd for 5 days and to clear sinus infection as it is fastest agent to clean infections of sinuses add antipyretic sos for fever and pain
take fexofenadine 120 mg bd for 3 wk
antacid syp bd
syp codeine +cpm syp 1 tsf nigt
bronchodilator syp bd
apply neomycin h ointment in nose bd
sea water 2 dropd at night to clear back of throat and ears
continue for 3 wk
after the episode is over get xray pns waters view to see condition of sinuses and treat accordingly in consultation with doctor to prevnt further recurences
Answered: Mon, 8 Jul 2013
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