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Have sinus and mild asthma. Getting fever and body pain with yellow cough. Medication?

Hello Doctor, I went to a beach this weekend. After coming from beach, I jumped into the swimming pool and stayed there for some time. To give a brief summary of myself, I m suffering from Synus and mild Asthama for a few years. Since then I m not well and having below issues: 1) Stiff Nose 2) Dense Yellow Cough 3) Feverish Feel 4) Full body Pain Could you please suggest, what medication should be taken in such a case. Thanks & Regards | Ashish Pandey
Asked On : Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
It seems you have developed a cold virus infection.
Do the following
Take steam inhalation twice a day
Take some Tylenol or paracetamol for body ache.
Take some nasal decongestant drops like OTRIVIN for few days.
May take some anti allergic madicine like BENADRYL OR FENOXIFENADINE in the night for few days.
No need for any anti biotic at the moment.
If your fever increses or cough increases or the colour of sputum gets more dark in color,then a prescription of anti biotic like AMOXICILLIN or ERYTHROMYCIN would be required by you from your doctor.
Answered: Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Himanshu Pandey's  Response
Hi ! I could be symptom of oral infection. Take anti allergy pills, if fever take paracetamol, oral antibiotics and cough syrup. Do consult a doctor about this too. Stay away from swimming for some time. Take care. Bye.
Answered: Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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