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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What causes chronic cough and green phlegm?

my husband has had a chest cold for 13 days now with green sputum and a terrible cough. He has stayed home and slept almost every day. If he goes out he is so tired he can t remain up so goes back to bed. He is rarely sick. He refuses to see a doctor. What should he be doing. YYYY@YYYY YYYY@YYYY
Tue, 27 Feb 2018
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello welcome to the health care magic

You have to convince him to refer to doctor.

His sputum examination and culture should be done.

Auscultation and chest x ray also needs to be done.

He need to given antibiotic course and hospitalized if needed after physical examination.

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