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How to get rid of nasal congestion and cough?

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Dr. Chobufo Ditah

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Posted on Thu, 19 Jul 2018 in General Health
Question: What at is the best remedy for nasal congestion and a cough and today a minor sore throat? The congestion and cough has been about 8 days now
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Take Tylenol Cold.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

you probably have a viral upper respiratory tract infection with pharyngitis/sore throat. I recommend you take Tylenol sinus 2tablets at most 4 times a day. Severe viral infections may take as much as 2-3weeks before full resolution. Exercise, good diet and fruits are very helpful with this.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. feel free to follow up with me if you want more clarifications and details.
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