• question-icon

    Suggest treatment for cold, throat pain, fever and body aches

default
Posted on Tue, 1 Aug 2017 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: Dear Doctor,

I am suffering from Cold throat problem mild fever and body ache from several days. Is this an infection or viral fever. Kindly suggest.
doctor
Answered by Dr. Prasad 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
need further evaluation...

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Though viral infection hardly lasts longer than few days, however there is nothing in your complaints or the blood reports to suggest this is a bacterial infection. That being said, I will encourage you to visit an ENT surgeon for careful clinical examination. Your throat should be examined thoroughly to rule out signs of bacterial infection and or chronic throat infection.

In the mean while, may I know what treatment have you tried yet?

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
default
Follow up: Dr. Prasad 30 minutes later
Hi
I just had few medicines like paracetamol and cold relief tablet with guidance of physician. Now cold is in control but body ache is still there. I think my WBCs are slightly higher than normal. Why it is so?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Prasad 20 hours later
Brief Answer:
Review symptoms...

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Apologies for late reply.

The current description of symptoms is different from the ones you reported early. If indeed the symptom is only body ache, this is not uncommon. In some viral infection following an acute infection episode, body aches and weakness persists for few days to week. They gradually resolve spontaneously with improved nutrition and adequate rest.

WBC count under 11000 cells / cumm is still normal. However if you persist to have fever along with body aches and cold, this could be persistence of infection or recurrence of new infection. They should be evaluated further as instructed earlier.

Hope this is clear. Let me know if you need clarifications.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
default
Follow up: Dr. Prasad 11 hours later
Thanks doctor
doctor
Answered by Dr. Prasad 11 hours later
Brief Answer:
Welcome...

Detailed Answer:
I hope all your queries are addressed. If you have no more questions, please close this discussion and review.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
doctor
Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Prasad

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2005

Answered : 3376 Questions

premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on

Recent questions on  Wbc count

doctor1 MD

Dear doctors I’m super worried . I went for a physical exam and found out my wbc are a little to high than Normal at 12.13 reference range is...

doctor1 MD

Hi there, I had a CBC done at the emergency room about six months ago for stomach pain which they concluded was a possible ulcer or IBS . Since...

doctor1 MD

Hi there, I had a CBC done at the emergency room about six months ago for stomach pain which they concluded was a possible ulcer or IBS . Since...

doctor1 MD

My baby girl is 11 month old.last week she was suffering from fever up to 100 after giving paracetamol suspension as advice by our doctor for four...

doctor1 MD

Dear Sir, I need to consult a kind of problem related to white blood cells( WBC ) in blood.... this problem is related to my sister who is 31 years...

doctor1 MD

Hi Doctor , My Name is Vikas , I am 27 years old. I was admitted into emergency after sufferering from one seizures attack one morning which was...

doctor1 MD

Sir good evening,my wife got typhoid 3 months back and she has taken medicines and maintained diet . Till now pains has not decreased. But from...

Get personalised answers from verified doctor in minutes across 80+ specialties

169 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM Blog Questions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Questions Answered By Dr. Prasad
  • Q - Random body aches. Is this the symptoms of flu?

  • Q - What is the difference between functional dyspepsia and appendicitis?

  • Q - Having spondylisthesis, DDD, facet artropathy, bulging discs. Taking...

  • Q - Addicted to tobacco. Tried nicotex chewing gum. Unable to open mouth and...

  • Q - Is amitriptyline safe medicine for polymyalgia? What are the affect of...

  • Q - Recommended amino acids and proteins after workout. How much protein...

  • Q - Diabetic. Have hepatic encephalopathy. Treated with lactulose. Should I...

  • Q - Looking best medicine for urinary tract infection

  • Q - Had shoulder injury. Hurts to lift arm and having burning sensation on...

  • Q - Bruise appeared on thigh after scratching. Hurts to touch. Why is this...

backtotop2