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Colds and flu

Question
Posted by: | 2019/06/20

Q.

26yr old male, Johannesburg - flu and bronchitis in week 5!

have seen doctor x3 - 3 lots of antibiotics later - still extremely chesty and body sore, runny nose and nasal drip - what do you suggest? Back to doctor?

Expert's Reply

A.

Flu expert
- 2019/06/21

Hi there
Sounds like terrible flu doing the rounds! I am not sure if more antibiotics are going to help. If you have a fever and shortness of breath then yes, you should rather go back to the doctor - but if not, then I suggest trying to clear the phlegm. This can be done by nebulizing and physiotherapy as well as clearing the sinuses with saltwater rinses two to three times a day. Good luck and I hope that you feel better soon. 

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