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A 22-year-old male asked:

Hi doc, i have phlegm for a very long period of time and medication only seems to get rid of the cough but not the phlegm. please advice. thanks!

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Dr. Rashid Khan
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
See a physician: You should consult a physician. You did not mention what kind of medication were prescribed and what triggers your cough. You may be suffering from allergies and postnasal drip.. Allergy medication like antihistamine and nasal spray and netipotty sinus rinse can help. Consult a physician or an ENT specialist.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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