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how long will a chest infection last and is it normal for the pain to move around the chest

A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
7-10 days: It can last from 5-10 days and not unusual for pain to move around ..If it persists you might need a cxr.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Days to months: Depending what type of infection it is and whether or not you receive appropriate treatment. A simple vrial infection/cold may last a few days; a wk o ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience Pulmonology
Varies: Most last only a few days but the cough can sometimes last two months
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience Pulmonology
Awhile : There is no time limit - some like TB can last for years
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