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I am having nasal congestion, chest congestion, having headaches,

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I am having nasal congestion, chest congestion, having headaches, nausea, coughing up phlegm and chills what could be the cause of these symptoms
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 5 years ago.

mysticdoc :

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mysticdoc :

Hello

mysticdoc :

Thanks for your question.

mysticdoc :

These symptoms can be caused by the virus.

mysticdoc :

Bacterial infection is also possible if your symptoms are persistent for a while.

mysticdoc :

Hence you should consider a clinical evaluation as a course of antibiotic may be necessary.

mysticdoc :

You can take ibuprofen for headache, sudafed for decongrstion.

mysticdoc :

decongestion.

mysticdoc :

Sinus steam inhalation is helpful in opening up sinuses.

mysticdoc :

Drink plenty of fluids, take adequate rest.

mysticdoc :

But do see your doctor as it sounds like a bacterial infection.

mysticdoc :

Best wishes,

mysticdoc :

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Expert:  Dr Basu replied 5 years ago.
mysticdoc :

The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.

mysticdoc :

Hello

mysticdoc :

Thanks for your question.

mysticdoc :

These symptoms can be caused by the virus.

mysticdoc :

Bacterial infection is also possible if your symptoms are persistent for a while.

mysticdoc :

Hence you should consider a clinical evaluation as a course of antibiotic may be necessary.

mysticdoc :

You can take ibuprofen for headache, sudafed for decongrstion.

mysticdoc :

decongestion.

mysticdoc :

Sinus steam inhalation is helpful in opening up sinuses.

mysticdoc :

Drink plenty of fluids, take adequate rest.

mysticdoc :

But do see your doctor as it sounds like a bacterial infection.

mysticdoc :

Best wishes,

mysticdoc :

Please click ACCEPT button, if you do not have any further question, so that I get rewarded for my time & effort. Thank you!