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Chronic cold, runny nose, fever, coughing yellow sputum. Taken antibiotics

I have a chronic cold problem. It starts with a continuous running nose the frst day. The second day have a slight fewer, with the nasal discharge getting thicker. The third day fewer continues with nasal discharge getting yellow and also coughing out sputum of yellow colour. I have to take antibiotics such as Arithomycin alongwith expectorant. However the fewer goes, but the coughing of sputum continues for a week.
Asked On : Thu, 6 Dec 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
You are most likely suffering from acute viral upper respiratory infections with secondary bacterial infection.
Presence of thick yellow colored mucus suggest the diagnosis.
You should consult with internal medicine specialist and should get thorough check up.
You should take complete antibiotic course along with mucolytic with nasal decongestants.
You should avoid cold drinks, sour, curd and oily foods.
You should do gargling three times in a day.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Thu, 6 Dec 2012
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