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Now I am day 6 Covid. Unvaccinated. The main problem I am

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Hi.
So now I am day 6 Covid. Unvaccinated. The main problem I am having is getting my temperature under control. It’s 39 plus even with paracetamol
My cough is more but it’s gone from phlegm to like far more watery ? Is that better or worse ?
My sats are still 92-95
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 16 days ago.

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
Are you saying the paracetamol doesn't bring it down at all?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Doesn’t seem to be no
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I am freezing cold but my face is burning hot
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
The super wet cough is new.
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Before it was thick phlegm
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I just cant control my fever
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 16 days ago.

Try ibuprofen 800 mg every eight hours and plenty of fluids and a cool shower

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Ok. The thing is. I am shivering out of control as well
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
What about the watery cough. Is this bad or better
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 16 days ago.

You might need antibiotics for that

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I have Amox
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Do you think for day six I’m on the decline or is this normal for Covid ?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 16 days ago.

Normal for covid

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Ok. So you think I will pull through ? I’m on day 6. When typically should it improve
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I am freezing cold. My hands are like ice. It’s so strange
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 16 days ago.

Yes you'll pull through

You should be better in another day or two

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Ok xxx
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 16 days ago.

You're welcome

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Maybe this is hard to answer but would I be in more trouble by now if I was going to die ?
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Or can it still go bad
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 16 days ago.

You're at the point where you aren't going to die

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
There is another thing. When I breathe in, it feels my lungs are sore and fatigued
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 16 days ago.

Just congestion