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Suffering from headaches, low grade fever, sore throat, pain on swallowing, dry eyes. Cure for symptoms?

ive been running low grade fever , had headaches every day with some sniffles for over 2 wks. Now the last few days of 3rd week my temp is running 95 approx. and I ve got red swollen sore throat , hurts when I swallow . Still have headache and my eyes feel dry, like sand behind them and I can feel heat behind them. What should I do.
Asked On : Fri, 15 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Jun 2015
Dear Angel,

All these symptoms indicate that you might be having Upper Respiratory tract infection.

Management includes:
1. Gargle with warm salt water to relieve throat pain.
2. Analgesics like paracetamol to take care of the fever & headache
3. Antibiotics depending upon culture & sensitivity reports to remove the causative organism.
4. Antihistamine preparations can also be used to provide symptomatic relief.

If symptoms still persist, it will be better to consult an ENT specialist.
Meanwhile...avoid taking cold food & drinks, maintain adequate hydration & take soft, non-spicy foods.

Wish you good health & a speedy recovery.
Thanks & take care.
Answered: Fri, 2 Aug 2013
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Psychiatrist Dr. Payman Hajiazim's  Response
Hi there, thanks for asking. You should go to the doctor to see what it is. In some cases the infections which last more than one week could be really important. It could be a simple viral disease or it could be a sign for another medical problem. Best wishes.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Manjula R's  Response
you are having acute pharyngotonsillitis,
see your physician for the examination, investigation with throat swab. blood counts..
and take antibiotics, analgesics and multivitamins..
do salt water gargling..
wish you good health..
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