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A 36-year-old female asked:

Im on day 12 of a nasty cold and do not feel any better at all. i feel extremely fatigued and unable to function. i have no fever and a negative covid test. is it worth bothering my gp or is it just a case of riding it out? thanks in advance?

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Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
12 days for a “cold” is a bit long - most viruses last a week-10 days. Could just as easily be allergy to the pretty flowers. If still there for 2-3 more days, check with local doc for allergy Rx (same as “nasty cold” Rx)
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Question here of sinus and pulmonary involvement. Bacterial presence too be considered. Talk to your doctor

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