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Sore throat for 4 weeks, running nose, barking cough. Chest X ray normal. Pharyngitis ?

Hello, I have done some research on line and sounds like i have pharyngitis . nose I have a sore throat for 4 weeks, runny nose, barking cough . I already took 2 courses of antibiotics , my chest x ray came back negative. I am still sick. Is there any medicine traditional or non traditional that can help me? Would really appeciate your help. Thanks , AAAA
Asked On : Wed, 22 Aug 2012
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Hi, Kmkm,
Thanks for query.
It seems that you are having viral infection which remains for pretty long time.
As your X ray is clear,do not worry.
Take some decongestant medicine,cough syrup and some cough lozenges.
Do salt water gargling or Listerine gargles.
Avoid fried and junk food.
Stay away from dust,smoke etc.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Wed, 22 Aug 2012
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