Our expert says:
It just means that a flu or cold ( which is a viral infection) developed a secondary bacterial infection on top of the flu or cold, causing infection in the sinuses and in the airways. One does not have to go to the GP every time you have a cold - but if you have fever, and are coughing up yellow phlegm, you sometimes need antibiotics. You can first ask your chemist.
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