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    What causes persistent cough, fever and sore throat?

Posted on Sat, 12 Aug 2017 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: Hi,
I am suffering from clod,cough,fever from past 3 days i took simple medicines, but its increasing day by day.today i am infected with sore throat.
Please suggest some medication and remedy .
Answered by Dr. Yogesh D 5 hours later
Brief Answer:
You may be suffering from bacterial pharyngitis, please take antibiotics.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Mr Somesh,

Thanks for writing in with your concern.

I understand your trouble.

Based on your description, it appears to be a bacterial pharyngitis.

I would suggest you to start an antibiotic like Azithromycin 500 mg once a day for 3 days.

For this you will need a prescription so, please visit your local doctor and get it prescribed.

Apart from that, you will benefit by following these few measures.

1. Warm salt water gargling 4 times a day,
2. Rexidin mouth gargles 3 times a day - follow the instructions on the bottle,
3. Steam inhalation with vicks capsules 3 times a day.
4. Take Ebast-DC twice a day for reducing the congestion.

Please revert to me on how things are going after following this advice.

Best regards
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