Thanks for contacting with your health concern
1. with symptoms of green phlegm, cough for more than 2 months now. it probably could be a bacterial infection, seasonal allergy
, thus following should be your approach:
i. check with a Chest specialist [pulmonologist] for necessary examination and investigations like
. Hb%, WBC for eosinophilia
. X-ray chest for TB, Pneumonia
. If other investigations are normal, HIV test [as routine]
ii. The choice of antibiotic will vary from doctor to doctor, and from locality to locality, till then
- maintain good oral hygiene
, rinse your mouth after every meal, avoid smoking, tobacco chewing
- Take mainly soft diet - rice, chapati, or phulka, with nonspicy vegetables.
- Avoid fried foods like wada, samosa, dosa, pakodas, papad,namkeen and potato chips, avoid hotel food.
. Do not take any cold drinks, cold water, ice cream, chilled food from the refrigerator.
. Avoid sour fruits like citrus fruits, grapes, take sweet fruits- bananas, papaya
. Steam Inhalation and warm salt water gargles.
. Cover the mouth while coughing (using hand or handkerchief) to prevent the spread of infection to other family members.
PS. Consult an ENT specialist
[for quick visual examination of the throat] and for any necessary investigation(s)