What Symptoms And What Medication Is Suitable?
I am ardi wiranata n23 years. In the past three days I have had a cough with phlegm, flu, runny nose, warm body, shortness of breath and when swallowing saliva I feel sick and have blood like that. What disease is that?
The complaints you experience in the form of a cough with phlegm, flu, runny nose, warm body, tightness, painful swallowing, and a little blood, can be related to sore throat. Sore throat can be caused due to viral or bacterial infections. Symptoms include painful swallowing, difficulty swallowing, accompanied by fever and flu symptoms. Sometimes the pain of swallowing can be felt in the ear.
Examination to confirm laryngitis is by interview, physical examination, and throat swab if necessary. Treatment is adjusted to the patient's condition with pain relief, fever-reducing, anti-inflammatory, and antibiotics if it is caused by a bacterial infection.
But apart from strep throat, your complaints can also be caused by several other things such as:
Inflammation of the tonsils Flu Diphtheria Injury in the throat If there is blood in the sputum, it is necessary to think about the possibility of tuberculosis. To be sure, it requires a direct examination by a doctor. In the meantime, you can try the following tips:
Adequate rest Avoid cold, oily, too spicy, too sweet food and drinks Drink warm ginger or warm lemon Gargle warm salt Drink lots of water Consume pain relievers and fever reducers if necessary Avoid smoking If complaints do not get better and the pain gets worse when swallowing, you should You see a doctor directly so that further tests can be done to determine the cause of your complaint. Then the doctor will provide the right treatment for you. Treatment will be adjusted to the results of the examination, for example by providing painkillers, fever-lowering, decongestants, mucolytics, anti-inflammatory, and antibiotics if necessary.
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Thank you and hope it helps,
dr. Devika Y