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A 17-year-old female asked:

Had cold/flu symptoms for 8 days, fever and productive cough stopping sleep for last 3. when should i go to the dr? how to stay asleep?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: Most uncomplicated viral illnesses should resolve within 10 days. If you have had a fever for more than three days or a prolonged course, I would advise a follow up visit.
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