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If you don't want the antibiotics I would wait it out for a week and see where you stand. These things are viral the majority of the time anyhow and must run their course. Usually you will be on the mend in 7-10 days. If you are not getting any better by then I would consider the Dr. route. Thats how I do it anyhow.... and I haven't used antibiotics in over 20 years. We do this with my kids too (5 and 3) and neither of them have ever had antibiotics.
I just started using Immunolin. Supposedly people use it when they are either coming down with something or it's already full blown and it's gone instantly. I've only been using it a few days (to support my immune system for a different issue) so I can't personally vouch for it, but maybe you'd be interested in checking it out. I ordered it from amazon, and this is the link to the website:
I'm venturing deep into Traditional Chinese Medicine now, and it seems to be sort of working for me. I have emotional issues with chocolate and coffee with cream, so my overall health is okay, while not great. When I find that I get slightly sick with noticeable phlegmy stuff, though, I start eating more bitter vegetables, cooked fruits, fresh fish, and lots of ginger and scallions. It helps a lot.
Also, fermented stuff just worsens phlegm. Just a thought.