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Cold and frequent phlegm

hI I am suffering from cold for more than a week, flum I used to have regularly. I am getting it from my nose and mouth . I think I have it in my chest, my nose is filling frequently. my hand napkins are becoming bad. How should I get rid of this cold and flum. I am using otrovin spray in the night when I am sleeping to clear my nose. More over every month I used to have this problem. how to get rid of this problem permanently.
Asked On : Tue, 24 Apr 2012
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firstly please get examined by a ent specialist have a xray-PNS, XRAY CHEST P/A VIEW,CBC,ESR, bcoz the symptoms u r mentioning r typical for any sinusitis,pharyingitis , any URTI untill then kindly start a antibiotic as it is more that a week and could be bacterial. tab augmentin 625mg twice daily after food for 3-5 days , tab nexprofast40mg daily once daily before breakfast, decongestant tab wikory thrice daily(avoid driving or machinary works ) steam inhalations with cap karvolplus (menthol). precautions like salt gargling 4times a day and drinking only lukewarm water and avoiding evrything from the freezer and having hot soups and warm /hot soft diet should help u.
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