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A 19-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing nasal congestion, sore throat, difficulty breathing through nose, generalized weakness, body aches, post nasal drip, runny nose, and sneezing but none of: aching muscles, chills, itchy eyes, or chest congestion.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Viral URI: These symptoms are characteristic of a viral upper respiratory tract infection or head cold. This runs its course in a week or so. Treatment consists of resting, taking in adequate fluids, using decongestant tablets like Sudafed and/or nasal decongestant spray like neosynephrine(as long as there is no pregnancy).

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Last updated Jan 13, 2021

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