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how long should the flu last?

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Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Flu: Symptoms can last from a few days to a few weeks with the severe symptoms last from 3 to 10 days.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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