Patient :I am having mild fever around 99.5 F for the last 2 weeks. It started with cold, after 4 days, had fever around 101.8 for 2 days, fever went away. I had mild cold and mild cough. fever back at 99.5 levels since then mild cold and mild cough persisting.
Symptoms: Symptoms: Slight cough, clear discharge from nose occasionally, mild fever 99.5
Thank you for writing to us.
You may have one of the following:
You can attempt home treatment by:
Drinking lots of water
Paracetamol 4 times a day to control the fever
Cetirizine once a day to control the nasal drip
If you do not feel better and cough does not stop in 3 days, see a Doctor for antibiotics. Also, see a Doctor as soon as possible if you get yellow coloured sputum.
Please feel free to ask follow up questions about your condition.
Wishing you a quick recovery.
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