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Philadelphia, PA
A 19-year-old female asked:

I was sick about 2 weeks ago, just a regular cold, no fever or anything but i have had this annoying cough for over a week, when will it go away?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Nicole Frommann
Urgent Care 24 years experience
Cough: Often people will get a post-infectious cough after having a common cold. This can be a result of inflammation in the airways. It may last several weeks. If you are feeling sick or having a fever then you should get seen by a doctor. A trial of OTC cough medication might help but there are prescriptions that might help, also.
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Last updated Jan 18, 2017
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