How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Phil, MD Your Own Question
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 53655
Experience:  Medical Doctor Trained at a Top Academic Institution
55099014
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr. Phil, MD is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I'm a 36 year old female. I have been sick with what

Customer Question

Hi! I'm a 36 year old female. I have been sick for 6day with what feels like the flu. The body aches and fever have subsided. Yesterday I has a stuffy nose and felt like death . Today my nose is now running clear and I'm coughing up yellow gunk. When I
cough it burns . My throat burns constantly unless im drinking cold liquids. I feel like the rest of my body is on the mend, but this burning throat is almost unbearable. Ive has strep before and this feels nothing like that not difficult to swallow just burns.
Any ideas:-)
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

any other medical issues?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No . My voice is gone as well i can only speak in a low tone.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

sounds like a severe sinus infection that is making the throat raw

I would go to urgent care and get some viscous lidocaine and antibiotics

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it :)

If you have more questions, just reply