San Jose, California
A 28-year-old male asked:
Had flu-like symptoms (tiredness, mild ache) 2-3 days ago; that subsided but still intermittent cough w/thick yellow-brown phlegm. what should i do?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charlene Sojicoanswered
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Sounds viral: Drink plenty of fluids and get eight hours of sleep every night! Eat healthy and take some decongestant/ expectorant if allergy medicine does not help with coughing from Postnasal drip. See doctor if condition worsened, you may have a bacterial infection that requires antibiotics.
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