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Should I go back to the doctor?

I have a respiratory infection. I went to the doctor on Monday and she prescribed me steroids and antibiotics. I feel no better. I'm still coughing and I have a lot of drainage. Also I can't get any sleep during the night. My mom kept me home on Monday Tuesday and today. I tried going yesterday but when I went in to get my inhaler someone asked me do you feel ok? And I was like um not really. I'm extremely tired and coughing a lot. So she called my mom. My mom and Mrs c. (the lady who called my mom) both said they thought I might have a fever but I wasn't hot so I said no. Well my mom felt my head and said I was really hot some got the thermometer and I was like 97.8. She still told me to get medicine because I felt really hot. I still feel like crap. Should I go back to my doctor?

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Today is Wednesday. I suggest waiting for the antibiotics to do their thing but in the meantime, drink plenty of fluids and get plenty of rest, if you have a fever take a fever reducer as directed. Make sure you take all your medications as instructed and particularly with the antibiotics make sure you take them until you run out. Do not stop taking them even if you feel better. Chicken soup really helps too. After a few days if either you aren't feeling better or are feeling worse call your doctor. But in the mean time I would wait until Friday to give the medicine a chance to do it's thing.

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Yes.

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definetly

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You just started the meds 2 days ago. It takes more time then that for them to really start working. Give it a few more days.

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