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Went to doc on Sat diagnosed me with flu, no tests given. I was given Tamiflu (oseltamivir) but my cough is getting worse and the phlegm is very dark green. ?

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In brief: Phlegm

Phlegm can be different colors throughout the day and is usually darkest (yellowish green) in the morning.
Since your cough is getting worse, you may have pneumonia or sinus infection and may need another trip to see your doctor.

In brief: Phlegm

Phlegm can be different colors throughout the day and is usually darkest (yellowish green) in the morning.
Since your cough is getting worse, you may have pneumonia or sinus infection and may need another trip to see your doctor.
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