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Newark, NJ
A 25-year-old female asked:

For the last 5 days ive had cold like symptoms, sore throat, congestion, runny nose, clogged ears. my sore throat has since left, and same with the runny nose. but i now have a cough with green phlegm, its been 2 days with that. is it just a cold?

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Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 49 years experience
It could be the common cold, but Omicron can present with similar signs and symptoms, so Covid- isolation protocol is called for. In addition, because lung infections can occur, the green phlegm suggests you need to see the PCP for some antibiotics or what he/she thinks is appropriate for full recovery.
Last updated Feb 22, 2022

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