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Month in asia. Cough phlegm, inner chest irritation often, cough often. Certain that usa Robitussin (guaifenesin) would fix. Meds here no effect. What can I do?.

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Dr. Tal Dagan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Cough and phlegm

If cough produces yellow-green phlegm, there may be a concern that the source of your symptoms may be a bacterial bronchitis that may require antibiotics.
Frequent throat clearing, sense of foreign body in throat, mucous in throat mainly in am, and chest discomfort mainly after big meal or spicy meal implies acid reflux affecting throat for which prilosec/tums/reducing acid/sour in diet is best.

In brief: Cough and phlegm

If cough produces yellow-green phlegm, there may be a concern that the source of your symptoms may be a bacterial bronchitis that may require antibiotics.
Frequent throat clearing, sense of foreign body in throat, mucous in throat mainly in am, and chest discomfort mainly after big meal or spicy meal implies acid reflux affecting throat for which prilosec/tums/reducing acid/sour in diet is best.
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