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Posted on Mon, 3 Jul 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: i have type 1 diabetes but it is managable. i got a cold from my step son and its still lingering. i have slight congestion and a strong cough.
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Take antihistamine and anti inflammatory drugs.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
By your history and description, possibility of viral upper respiratory tract infection is more.
1. Drink plenty of fluids orally and keep yourself hydrated. D x
2. Do warm water gargles 5-6 times a day. Also do steam inhalation and.
3. Strict control of diabetes is needed.
Don't worry, you will be alright.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
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