U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
IN
A 42-year-old female asked:

Sick for about a week now. i have coughing, nasal congestion, sputum is thick and yellow, very sore throat, i have white pus on my tonsils, no energy.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: One possible cause is influenza viral infection. Your PCP can prescribe an anti-viral medication such as Tamiflu (oseltamivir) as indicated. If this is an uncomplicated viral infection, it should resolve within 10 days.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Nov 3, 2015

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.