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A 24-year-old male asked:

Hey, my question is, my throat is dry most of the times an itches grom de he inside, the cough is sometimes non stop, i've been like this for 2 weeks?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
6 weeks: The cough associated with bronchitis can last for up to 6 weeks. You don't need antibiotics unless you are feverish or short of breath (and other symptoms, then you should see your doctor). You would just need medication to treat the cough, lik eover the counter cough allergy & cold meds.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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