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Fever for 4 days, chills, yellow thick mucus, very tired, muscles pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   please help me... i am studying and there is no one here to give me diagnosis.. i have had low grade fever for 4 days, chills, yellow thick mucus, i feel very tired, achey muscles all over, sometimes head ache, and sore throat, i even lost my voice randomly last night. i have been taking advil every 4-6 hrs for 4 days otherwise i feel completely horrible. please help
User :   hello?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let me read
Doctor :   do you have pain while swallowing
User :   no
Doctor :   do you have cough ?
User :   no
Doctor :   are you on any other medication apart from advil ?
User :   nope
User :   im not sure if i actually had a fever, but i felt extremely sensitive to even just room temp
Doctor :   do you have running nose
User :   yes
Doctor :   you are suffering from seasonal viral upper respiratory tract infection
Doctor :   it will take a weeks time to resolve
User :   what is that?
Doctor :   you are suffering from upper respiratory tract infection
User :   is it because if China's poor air quality?
Doctor :   no it is common every where
User :   ok
User :   so what do i eat, drink, and do
User :   to get better
Doctor :   advil cold you need to take three time a day for 5 to 7 days
Doctor :   no restrections in food , do not take spicy and oily food for a week
Doctor :   also consume hot water
Doctor :   take salt water steam inhalation and also do salt water gargle
User :   ok
User :   should i see the chills going away soon, or the mucus.. how will i know i am getting better
User :   becuase i have been the same for 4-5 days now
Doctor :   you are taking the advil or advil cold ?
User :   advil
User :   i will try to find advil cold but western products are difficult to find where i am
Doctor :   you need to take tab advil cold, if not advil cold and sinus
User :   okay
Doctor :   it should get relieved in two or three days
User :   okay
User :   thank you so much!
Doctor :   thanks for consulting health care magic
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