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What causes runny nose with green mucus and severe cough?

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Dr. Priyanka G Raj

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Posted on Tue, 6 Sep 2016 in General Health
Question: I have got runny nose with phlegm light green colour. I also have got cough. Can you please help me with this?
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka G Raj 11 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Respiratory tract infection

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for the query
I can understand your concern.
According to your history you are having respiratory tract infection probably upper respiratory tract.
If i were your treating doctor i would have recommended you to take
1. Tab Levocitrezine 10 mg twice daily for 3 days for cold, morning and night or
Tab Sinarest twice daily for 2 days for runny nose
2. Tab Amoxiclav 625 mg morning and night for 5 days after the food
3. Drink boiled water.
4. Avoid oily food and outside food for 1 week
5. Avoid cold beverages and refrigerated food
6. Do salt water gargling or by using any mouth lozenges for gargling , for 3-4
times daily for 1 week.
If you have any doubt you are welcome, otherwise kindly close the thread and rate it

Take care
Regards
Dr Priyanka G Raj
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