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A 25-year-old female asked:

Stuffy nose caused mild chest congestion, isn't productive, no other symptoms, unresponsive to otcdecongestants. its day 4, when should i be concerned?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Cold Symptoms: I understand your discomfort. Cold symptoms may last up to 1 week. Please be concerned and see the physician for: productive cough which is yellow or green increased congestion in the chest persistent fever over 101 degrees pain in the ears difficulty in swallowing wheezing.
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