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What could be done to manage a fever that persists?

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What could be done to manage a fever that persists?

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Published At September 1, 2018
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Patient's Query

Hi doctor,

I have a fever and cold for the past three days. I am taking Calpol and Combiflam. How can I get cured?

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

You have a viral or allergic upper respiratory tract infection. Calpol and Combiflam (Ibuprofen with Paracetamol) both should not be used at a time. Use only one drug among these two as they are anti-inflammatory and analgesic. You can also take Vitamin C 500 mg twice a day for five days.

Do saltwater gargle with warm water three times a day. A decongestant like Levocetirizine can be taken additionally. Avoid excess spicy foods and drink more water. You can investigate your complete blood count (CBC) for further work up.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Pathology

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