A 35-year-old female asked:
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how long does it take to get rid of the cough from getting over walking pneumonia?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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2-4 weeks: depending on the severity of the infection and if you are a smoker.
Answered on Sep 1, 2018
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Up to 4 weeks: you will cough
Answered on Sep 8, 2017
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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Month: Usually it takes 2 weeks to get rid of major cough, but 1-2 weeks takes to get rid of leftovers: morning cough , occasional fatigue. Exercise and fresh air helpful.
Answered on Jun 22, 2019

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Allergy: You may have mild asthma, hayfever or some allergy to certain environmental stimuli. See your doctor for treatment.
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