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Suggest medicines for cold, fever and pain while swallowing

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hi doc, I am having cold , fever and have pain/problem in swallowing. can you please suggest me medicine. thanks
Posted Wed, 26 Mar 2014 in Infections
Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 3 hours later
Brief Answer: URTI Detailed Answer: Dear XXXXXXX Welcome to HCM. I am Dr Anshul Varshney. I have read your query in detail. I understand your concern. It seems you are suffering from Acute Pharyngitis that is Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI). I need to know following: 1. Is your fever high grade? 2. Any chills and rigors? 3. Any Running nose? 4. Any burning micturation? Give me these details. So that i can help you with the treatment part. Stay Healthy.
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Follow-up: Suggest medicines for cold, fever and pain while swallowing 34 minutes later
I travelled from delhi to chandirah yesterday and since yesterday night I had cold, mild fever and pain in swallowing only.
Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 7 minutes later
Brief Answer: Detail follows Detailed Answer: Welcome Again. In such situations I advice following: 1. Anti Allergic medication like Tab Levocetrizine once a day For 5 days 2. Anti pyretic like Paracetamol 500 mg thrice daily for 3 days. 3. Antibiotic like Azithromycin 500 mg once a day for 3 days. 4. Warm saline gargles 4 times A day. This is my best advice for you. You will get better in 3-5 days. If you don't have any further query you may please close the discussion and rate it. Stay Healthy.
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