Hi and thanks for the query,
It is worth noting that colds are generally caused by viruses and could be associated by intense fatigue
. However, bacteria could be involved, especially when the fever becomes very high and stable, and the general health condition deteriorates. I suggest in your case, persistence of symptoms in case symptomatic treatment fails might require a more invasive approach to ascertain the cause and severity of disease. for how, Acetaminophen
., Vitamin C
in the morning and Saline to wash nostrils might be sufficient. Persistence will require a full blood count in search of raised neutrophils for a bacterial infection , or a chest X ray
The pain in the abdomen could be a simulated presentation of lung infections, which in some cases might even present themselves like abdominal surgical emergencies. However, an abdominal examination to ascertain common diseases like gastritis
, especially if there is a past history of such a pathology is very appropriate.
I suggest you consult you consult your family physician i case symptoms persist or aggravate.
thanks and best regards,