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how long does a cough last after the flu

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Another 7-10 days: is common. Temp usually 98.6 or so IF PERSISTENT NEW LOW- worth checking with doc.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Persistent cough: You were given an antibiotic because you had yellow or green sputum which mean a bacterial infection and it cleared after the antibiotic. The cough w ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Test: If you have access to a test get tested, stay in self isolation. Do you have a support system? The europeans say that anosmia is key in this disesase. ... Read More
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A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Measles and cough: Cough, runny nose, fever, inflamed eyes and sore throat usually precede the onset of the rash. Cough and other symptoms generally lasts for 2 to 3 d ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The average cold : Lasts one to two weeks.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
26 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
A few days or more: Most stomach viruses last a few days. A few such as rota virus can last a week or longer. Regardless of duration, if a stomach virus makes you dehyd ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Weeks: Some cases can have a cough up to 6 to 8 weeks from the time of infection.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Hard to say...: Bad breath has so many causes, i can't tell you how long yours will last. It may be from the tonsillectomy, in which case you will lose the halitosis ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
About 24 hours in : The environment. Flu virus is present and shed from an infected person for about a week. On inanimate objects it usually does not last longer than 24 ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Usually not painful: The hypmen is a relatively thin membrane in the vaginal canal and most females don't even know when it being torn..I.E during first relation or tampon ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most of the time your symptoms will resole within a week. However, I have seen diarrhea from a viral gastroenteritis last for 6 weeks.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Flu: Symptoms can last from a few days to a few weeks with the severe symptoms last from 3 to 10 days.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
2-3 days: Pain is not a common feature following any facelift. When present it is sometimes associated with the mild compression dressings rather than the surg ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
About a week: Typically about one week as long as there are no secondary infections.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Flu: Its variable but generally symptoms resolve within a week. You may take OTC medications for symptom relief along with rest and hydration. If symptoms ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Viral Illness: There is no right answer to this. There are numerous flu viruses and without knowing the status of your health. I would say three to five days is co ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
It doesn't: A cold is a viral upper respiratory infection characterized by sore throat, runny and congested nose. A cold does not cause diarrhea. Enteroviruses, ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
1-5 years : Boosters vary in efficacy by type, the most effective can last 3-5 years, but most need to be boosted yearly. Check with
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
48 hrs: Typically the fevers are gone within 48 hrs. If the fevers have continued beyond 48 hrs, I'd suggest calling his physician for further advice. He may ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience Pediatrics
1-2 weeks: With a stomach flu or gastroenteritis, the nervous impulses to the gut can be mixed up. Flow though the tract can be irregular causing cramping and so ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Chlamydia: Usually, symptoms should subside within 7 days after treatment. However, reinfection is possible very soon after treatment, thus all partners need to ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Procedure related: throat irritation should clear in couple of days , is not an infection , chemical irritation to local anesthetics , just don't worry will clear soon a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Laryngitis cough?: There is not usually is not much of a cough when you have laryngitis. Any cough should not last but a few days. Keep hydrated and rest your voice as m ... Read More

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