Shivering and body ache

I was okay yesterday evening. And I suddenly started feeling cold and then got caught by fever. The body temperature was 101.4. I had two tablets of combiflame. One at yesterday night and another today morning. And body ache is continuing too. What should I do?
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Dr. Chethan R S
Bangalore | General Physician

INR 250 for 24 hrs

Hi...... If a fever has been caused by a cold, which is caused by a viral infection, NSAID's may be used to relieve uncomfortable symptoms. Antibiotics have no effect against viruses, but may sometimes be prescribed to prevent secondary infections. Fluid intake - the patient with a fever should consume plenty of fluids (liquids) to prevent dehydration....
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