A 27-year-old female asked:
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been sick 6 days w/ sore throat , sinus pain, earache, &dry cough. last 2 days only have dry cough + minor throat/ear sinus pain. how long will last?

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Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sick: Generally ten days if viral, unless you get reinfected. If not better after 10-14 days, best to see internist.
Answered on Sep 2, 2018
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