Bronchiestis flare up

Posted by taya @taya, Mon, Jan 21 6:29pm

I’ve been coughing up thick, green mucus. I have meds on hand called Amox-Clav 875-125mg. After looking up side effects I read of possible liver damage. I’m wondering if I should go ahead and take this. Doesn’t the green mucus signify infection? Thanks

That is Augmentin. Augmentin is a good antibiotic and is regularly prescribed for sinus infections and bacterial URI’s. Hope that helps.

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@taya Hi there. Yes, green sputem indicates infection. Is your antibiotic a leftover from a previous infection? If so, call pr see your dr and get a full prescription. I read on your past posts that you have had bronchietis for 5-6 yrs now. That is not normal. Have you been seen by a good pulmonologist? Have you been nebulizing your saline? Have you thought about requesting a sputem test to see what is going on in your lungs? I can tell you from my past experience that I have had lung infections and drs would willy-nilly just put me on a broad spectrum antibiotic (one that will kill just about any kind of bacteria).

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@taya Hi there. Yes, green sputem indicates infection. Is your antibiotic a leftover from a previous infection? If so, call pr see your dr and get a full prescription. I read on your past posts that you have had bronchietis for 5-6 yrs now. That is not normal. Have you been seen by a good pulmonologist? Have you been nebulizing your saline? Have you thought about requesting a sputem test to see what is going on in your lungs? I can tell you from my past experience that I have had lung infections and drs would willy-nilly just put me on a broad spectrum antibiotic (one that will kill just about any kind of bacteria).

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5-6 years is not normal? I thought I would have this forever. What is normal.? I like my dr, he only sees me twice a year. My antibiotic expires in April. I had it for an emergency on a trip and did not need it. I do nebulize and use an inhaler. I have not had a sputum test.
My Clear Lung arrived today, I hope it helps.

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@taya Hi. No, constant coughing is not normal, neither is having bronchietis for 5 or 6 years. You may have another underlying condition that is causing you to get bronchietis. Bronchiectasis is a structural lung disease that can cause you to get bronchietis on an annual basis. Have you had a CT scan to see if you might have that or some other lung issue? Were you ever, or are you now a smoker? That can cause you to get lung infections also.

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@taya

5-6 years is not normal? I thought I would have this forever. What is normal.? I like my dr, he only sees me twice a year. My antibiotic expires in April. I had it for an emergency on a trip and did not need it. I do nebulize and use an inhaler. I have not had a sputum test.
My Clear Lung arrived today, I hope it helps.

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@taya For what condition are you using an inhaler and a nebulizer?

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