I'm having bad pain in my throat, I know I'm

Patient : I'm having bad pain in my throat, I know I'm coming down with a cold as I have symptoms but I just look at my throat at the roof of my mouth is a yellowey colour and my Tonsils are inflamed with light dots on them?
Doctor :   Hello, Welcome to ATD.Thank you for the query. Your symptoms are suggestive of acute bacterial tonsillitis. Here are the things you can do to feel better. They include: Get enough rest Drink warm fluids to ease throat pain Use a cool-mist vaporizer or humidifier in your room Gargle with warm salt water Suck on lozenges containing benzocaine or other anesthetics Take over-the-counter pain relievers such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen Consult a doctor for antibiotic prescription [azithromycin 500mg daily for 5 days]. Hope this helps. Take care.

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