Fever headache bodyache
Hi everyone , i need your help for myself , I developed high grade fever 102 on off , no chills , severe headache , bodyache ,There was history of severe running nose which is still on , 2 days prior to fever onset I had also consumed alcohol when the fever started, since last 5-6 days I went for NS1 ,Rt PCR on day 3 which came out negative with platelets normal then on 5th day I went for PS for mp , typhidot , rapid malaria antigen test , that also came out negative with platelets nrml , I have been taking pcm 650mg TDs , cefixime 200mg bd , zincovit , sinarest (off on ) folic acid (off on ) , but my fever today 6th day , but no relief in headache , please help what investigations I must go for next , or is it just viral will subside
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Hi there I understand your concern and anxiety... It may be due to viral fever associated with upper respiratory tract infection...Drink plenty of fluids, such as water or juice. This will help dilute mucous secretions and promote drainage. Avoid beverages that contain caffeine or alcohol, as they can be dehydrating. Drinking alcohol can also worsen the swelling of the lining of the sinuses and nose. Moisten your sinus cavities. Drape a towel over your head as you breathe in the vapor from a bowl of hot water. Keep the vapor directed toward your face. Or take a hot shower, breathing in the warm, moist air. This will help ease pain and help mucus drain...do steam inhalation twice daily with medication if no improvements consult nearest physician they will do the needful.
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