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with cough and sputum indicated respiratory tract
infection. It may be a viral illness which is secondarily infected by bacteria especially if you have yellow sputum
. Not to worry. Do daily steam inhalation twice a day. Drink plenty of fluids like water, lemon juice. Take Paracetamol
for relief from fever under medical supervision. Eat high protein diet like pulses, cereals, chicken, eggs, lean meat which will help in recovery faster. You can take mucolytics if you have a thick sputum, to make it lighter and easier to cough out like Mucolite
syrup. If the sputum is yellow you may need antibiotics especially if the cough has not reduced in 2-3 days for which you will need to consult your Doctor.