Sore Throat + Measles Age (17)
Tonight I want to ask this doc I have a sore throat 4 days early it was like inflammation, dry cough, red spots appear on the hands and feet right on the 3rd day when I was given to drink green coconut red spots disappear, then I immediately consult a doctor via online, the medicine has been given, now but why do you feel stiff and feel dehydrated often now doc?
Thank you for the question.
Here are some possible causes of a sore throat accompanied by dry cough and red spots on the hands and feet:
Deficiency of vitamin C or K.
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Of course this needs to be confirmed with other complaints that are felt, whether there is a history of fever, a history of previous illnesses, a history of treatment, a history of vaccination, conditions in the environment, etc., and confirmed by the results of physical examination and supporting examinations such as blood tests. The aches and dehydration that you experience can be a symptom of the condition you are experiencing, and can also be caused by the side effects of the medicines you consume. The signs of dehydration are weakness, thick urine, no urination for more than 6-8 hours, and feeling very thirsty, and dehydration can be treated by meeting your daily fluid needs.
Here are things you can do to help alleviate the complaints you are feeling:
Get enough rest at home. Don't leave the house for at least the next 14 days. Avoid making physical contact with other people.
Drink warm water to relieve sore throat and dry cough. Inadequate drinking water needs of you 2-3 liters per day.
Take pain relievers for sore throats and aches with painkillers such as paracetamol.
Take vitamin supplements to maintain immunity.
Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or sanitizer.
Avoid sugary foods / drinks because they can irritate the throat.
Avoid touching the face.
Manage stress well.
Hopefully this information can help and hopefully get well soon.