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Treatment for Common Illnesses in C-scheme, Jaipur

Common illnesses can be defined as an ailment that’s not serious but tends to affect you quite often. These ailments usually either get better on their own or can be cured with the help of over-the-counter medicine. However, if it is prolonged for more than five days, you can visit a doctor at Apollo Spectra, Jaipur Some of the common illnesses include; 

  • Common cold
  • Flu
  • Sinus
  • Sore Throat
  • Headache
  • Fatigue

When to See a Doctor at Apollo Spectra, Jaipur?

If your condition isn’t getting better even after a couple of days or if you notice; 

  • High fever
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Dehydration
  • Symptoms are returning
  • The condition is further deteriorating
  • Dizziness

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Call 1860-500-2244 to book an appointment

How to Care for Common Cold?

If you are sneezing, coughing, or suffering from a nose block or a runny nose, you have a common cold. Colds are one of the most common reasons why you miss school or work. Although it is not a serious condition, it can cause extreme discomfort and rest is what can make it better.

A cold usually gets better on its own and over-the-counter pills can help. But, if the condition is not getting better even after 3-4 days, you must visit a doctor.

How to Care for Flu?

Flu is a respiratory illness that can spread from one person to another. The symptoms of the flu include; 

  • fever
  • cough
  • body aches
  • sore throat
  • runny or stuffy nose
  • headache
  • chills
  • fatigue
  • diarrhea and vomiting

With proper rest and plenty of fluids, like water and warm soup, you will start getting better in a day or two. However, if this prolongs or if you see your condition deteriorating, you will need immediate medical attention from a specialist at Apollo Spectra, Jaipur. To treat the flu, your doctor will prescribe the necessary antibiotics. Flu can also be severe. If you notice a high fever, again, make sure you visit the doctor immediately.

How to Care for Sinus?

Sinus is a condition that occurs when fluid gets built up in the air-filled pockets in the face, where the germs grow. Some of the most common sinus symptoms include;

  • Runny nose
  • Stuffy nose
  • Facial pain or pressure
  • Headache
  • Mucus dripping down the throat (post-nasal drip)
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Bad breath

To treat the sinus, you can put a warm compress over the nose and forehead. You can also use a nasal decongestant to help you with the same. However, if the condition doesn’t get better in a couple of days, visit a doctor for proper treatment.

How to Care for Sore Throat?

When you have a sore throat, it becomes painful to swallow. It can also feel dry and itchy and can cause discomfort. A sore throat can occur because of allergies, common cold, upper respiratory tract illness, and strep throat. Some of the most common symptoms include;

  • Cough
  • Runny nose
  • Hoarseness, due to the changes in your voice, can also make you  sound breathy, raspy, or strained
  • Conjunctivitis

Strep throat Symptoms;

  • Sore throat that occurs very quickly
  • Pain when swallowing
  • Fever
  • Red and swollen tonsils
  • Tonsils with white patches or streaks of pus
  • Small red spots on the roof of your mouth
  • Swollen lymph nodes in the front of the neck

If you experience a sore throat, it becomes important to gargle warm salt water multiple times a day as it can ease any discomfort. Finally, drink lots of warm fluids and take some rest. If the condition doesn’t improve in a couple of days, visit a doctor.

Fatigue and headaches are also some of the common illnesses that can occur. Taking rest and enjoying a good night’s sleep can help overcome the same. But sometimes these common illnesses can also prolong. At times like these, it becomes important to visit a doctor.

Is there a vaccination to prevent a cold?

Not at present

What diet should I follow when I have a fever?

Eat soft and easily digestible foods like Khichadi

Can I go to work if I have a fever?

It is best to take plenty of rest as it helps you recover faster.


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