Throat pain with Fever
I am having fever with throat pain since last 3 days. I have been gargling with salt water twice daily. The fever comes and goes. Now, although the throat pain is negligible, but fever still persists. I have also completed 3 day course of azithromycin as per family doctor's advice.
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Hello. The possibility of viral fever is more in your case, as it hasn't subsided by tab Azithromycin. Viral fever generally persists for 5-6 days, and then subsides on its own. Take tab CALPOL 650mg every 6-8 hourly to control your fever. Continue gargling with salt water. Do not take any Aspirin or painkillers. If fever persists beyond 6 days, do blood tests of Complete hemogram, CRP, MP dual antigen, Dengue serology, or contact a physician. Hope this helps.
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