Our expert says:
Try sniffing with salt water - 1/2 tsp salt with 1 cup luke warm water - sniff up and blow out. this will help the phlegm to drain and the sinuses to get a chance to heal and fight the infection. The ears are probably sore because the post nasal drip causes swelling of the eustachian tubes, blocking the airflow to the middle ear. Try using Drixine nose drops for 5 days 2 times a day.
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