A member asked:

I had the flu with a fever and bad cough, went to dr who treated me but now i still have the cough accompanied with wheezing in my chest. pneumonia?

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Dr. Zach Patrick answered

Specializes in Emergency Medicine

The cough and wheezing after the flu (or any viral cold) can last up to 28 days and still be normal. If you are coughing up thick dark phlegm or still have a fever of 100.4 (38c) or higher after a week from initial onset then you should see a doctor. Otherwise just give it time.

Answered Aug 21, 2015



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