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A 28-year-old female asked:

When i cough it hurts a lot and i cough up green mucus. it doesn't hurt when i swallow. what can i take for cough? it feels like its all in my throat

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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Coughing with green.: Mucous is a sign that you need systemic antibiotics. See your primary care doctor for evaluation.

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Last updated Nov 22, 2013

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