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How long do colds last? Ive had mine now for 5 days just got the congestion in my nose and its runny not coughing much

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Dr. William Culviner
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: URI

The average is about 5-7 days for a cold to last.
If it continues beyond about 10 days, you may be developing a bacterial infection that will require antibiotics. You will need to see your doctor for treatment at that point.

In brief: URI

The average is about 5-7 days for a cold to last.
If it continues beyond about 10 days, you may be developing a bacterial infection that will require antibiotics. You will need to see your doctor for treatment at that point.
Dr. William Culviner
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