Flu Treatment in Chico, CA

Feeling sick? Book an affordable cold and flu consult in Chico, CA and save up to 60% on your visit. Available today at affordable cash prices - without insurance mark-ups, hidden fees, or surprise bills. No insurance needed.

There are different doctors who can treat the flu. You might visit an urgent care, general provider or your family doctor.

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Jodi Rook, PA

  • Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS

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Tallin Martirossian, PA

  • Family medicine
  • "I loved every part of the experience"
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Kerolos Tawfeek, MD

  • Family medicine
  • "The doctor was very professional and gave thorough instructions."
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  • $5 MEDS
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Nneka Njoku, MSN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC

  • Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

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Tolulope Adedayo, DNP, MSN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC

  • Family medicine
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Jimmy TH Pham, DO

  • Internal medicine
  • "Dr. Jimmy Pham was outstanding. He handled my visit perfectly. Highly recommended."
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Amol Malankar, DO

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. Amol Malankar was an excellent physician who was efficient, empathetic and very patient. He will be my go to doctor if I use sesame again. He deserves the highest compliments for his care."
  • $5 MEDS

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Althea Robinson, FNP-BC

  • Family medicine
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Mohammad Khan, MD

  • Internal medicine
  • "The appointment was for my 85 year old mother and it went really well. The doctor was attentive to my mom and listened to me when needed. Sesame made it easy for my mom (who was visiting me) to see a doctor! Thanks!"
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  • $5 MEDS

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Sylvia Udokoro Nwakanma, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, APRN

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. K was prompt, professional and a problem solver. She's the best. Wish she was my primary physician here! What a great company you have."
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  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Vivian Nguyen, MD

  • Internal medicine
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  • $5 MEDS

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Melissa Tam, NP

  • Internal medicine
  • $5 MEDS

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Linda Clark, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "This was probably the best experience I've had WITH a doctor IN so long.Help was so easy TO GET WHILE I'm home sick with a 9 week old baby."
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  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Monika Patel, MD

  • Internal medicine
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS

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Judith Foyabo, NP

  • Family medicine
  • Available tomorrow

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Dr. Kanishka Wijegunaratne, MD

  • Internal medicine
  • "I am especially grateful to Sesame & Dr. Kanishka Wijegunaratre. She was professional, knowledgeable & compassionate. She listened!! Thank you, Dr. Wijegunaratre!!"
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  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Polly Baldwin, MD

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. Baldwin truly listened to my issue and seeing her was a wonderful experience!"
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  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. David Filsoof, MD

  • Family medicine
  • "The physician was wonderful, and I would absolutely recommend this service. Ten stars to Dr. David Filsoof, MD!"
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Dr. Joseph Nichols, MD

  • Family medicine
  • "... was great and arranged my prescription with my local pharmacy immediately."
  • 5
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  • $5 MEDS

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Lovelle Valencia, FNP-BC

  • Adult health

    About flu

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    The flu (or influenza) is a viral infection of the respiratory system (namely your nose, throat, and lungs). Influenza is highly contagious and is commonly passed from person to person most frequently in the months between October and May. According to the CDC, the flu is primarily spread through tiny droplets that are produced when someone talks, sneezes, or coughs. Flu symptoms tend to come on suddenly and are usually more severe than those of a common cold. Common symptoms of the flu include:

    • Fever
    • Body aches
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Chills or sweating
    • Runny or stuffy nose
    • Fatigue
    • Headache
    • Vomiting and diarrhea (more common in children than adults)

    According to the CDC, nearly 8% of the population will be infected by the influenza virus every year, with children and adults over the age of 65 getting sick from the virus most frequently.

    Most cases of the flu aren’t serious and will go away after a week or two with self-care treatment. Some people are more at risk for complications caused by the flu. For older adults, people with weakened immune systems, children, or people with underlying medical conditions the flu can cause serious complications such as pneumonia. To prevent the spread of the flu, and for more manageable symptoms, the CDC recommends receiving an annual flu vaccine. These vaccinations provide protection from several different types of the influenza virus.

    If you have questions about the seasonal flu vaccine or want to know how to receive the vaccine, talk to your doctor. If you are sick, stay home until symptoms have disappeared. Practice good hygiene and social distancing during peak flu season to prevent the virus from spreading.

    Treatment Options

    Most cases of the flu require bed rest and self-care as treatment. Because the flu is a viral infection, antibiotics will do nothing to speed up recovery. Below is a list of treatment options that can reduce the symptoms of the flu while you wait for the illness to pass. During your appointment, talk to your health care provider about what treatment plan is right for you.

    If you are sick, stay home and book a virtual visit with a doctor or health care provider. This will help prevent the virus from spreading.

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