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How long can viral pharyngitis last?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: A week

Most cases resolve within 1week.

In brief: A week

Most cases resolve within 1week.
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: 2 to 4 days

The sore throat usually lasts only 2 to 4 days.
The entire cold usually resolves in 7 days.

In brief: 2 to 4 days

The sore throat usually lasts only 2 to 4 days.
The entire cold usually resolves in 7 days.
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Dr. Michael Ein
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