4 doctors weighed in:
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?.
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Tal Dagan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree
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.
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified, Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
23 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors