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Have flu with sinus headache. Took Nurofen and Sudofed. Dizzy and fatigue. Cure?

I have had a Flu / cold with severe sinus headaches for 3 weeks now. I have been self medicating with Nurofen Cold & Flu, Beechams Flu, Sudofed Sinus and pain killers. Nothing seems to have helped. Today I became very dizzy, felt I may be sick, fatigue, I did think I was going to faint and had to rest. The feeling after 4/5 hours has not went away.
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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Hi! Thank you for your question. Flu and other upper respiratory viral infections typically last only for a week. I would recommend that you go see a family physician so that he/she can examine you more closely to find out what really is going on. It is possible that you now have a bacterial infection that was superimposed on your viral one so a course of prescribed antibiotics may be necessary to cure your symptoms. I hope you feel better soon! Please don't hesitate to contact me again if you have any further questions.

Dr Galera
Answered: Tue, 25 Jun 2013
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