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I have a mucousy cough for three weeks now. tried Musinex

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I have a mucousy cough for three weeks now. tried Musinex and amoxicillin 500mg 2 x daily for 6 days. I still have green mucous in chest. is there anything else I should be using to get rid of this?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

you need to see a doctor and submit a sputum sample for culture and testing.

some bacterial lung infections can be resistant to amoxicillin antibiotics.

a sputum culture can check for bacteria in your lungs and the lab and do testing to see what antibiotic an infection would be sensitive to.

do you have a doctor you can see?