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A 27-year-old female asked:

Started w/a sore throat, then 1 side of my head stopped up.nasty productive cough, now congestion has moved to other side of head.no energy & sore...?

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Dr. Anthony Rooklin
Allergy and Immunology 50 years experience
URI: The symptoms you describe are typical for a viral upper respiratory infection. You will feel miserable for the next 3 to 5 days and then will start to clear up. Treatment is really symptomatic and i recommend using afrin nasal spray for severe congestion, Ibuprofen if you feel achy and ipratropium nasal spray if you are really drippy. If not getting better after 7 to 10 days see your doctor.

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