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... Depends on the virus strain.... ... (5 replies)
... There is a viral bronchitis going around this fall that can last 5-6 weeks to clear up (the last 2 weeks are basically annoying dry coughs). Antibiotics don't help at all but claritin-D helps dry up the congestion in your lungs (at least that's what I discovered). (3 replies)
... Yes, I had this one. It lasted 6 weeks. Then I was healthy for a little over a week or two and bam! I have a second cold going full force. I work with 3rd graders and I am quitting because all I do is catch every germ they have. It's just not worth it to me. ... (3 replies)

... I currently have an upper respiratory infection that I've had now for the past week and a half. ... (3 replies)
... Find a different doctor. That happened to me when my baby was 6 months old. ... (2 replies)
... Okay my 3yr old son has had a fever for....1over 0 days. ... (2 replies)
Please help me
Feb 20, 2003
... infection can last? ... (1 replies)
... I started 5 days ago with what I thought was a bad cold. sore throat streaming nose and tickly cough. After 24 hrs my temperature was up. My nomal temp range via my ear thermometer is 36. ... (0 replies)
... and received antibiotics which I am taking now. But i still don't know exactly what I have or how long I should expect the symptoms to last. This is the sickest I have been in YEARS. ... (3 replies)
... hi there, stomach flu is a viral infection that affects the stomach and small intestine. ... (1 replies)
... I just got over what you are talking about. You described the symptoms very well. This is what worked best for me. I took some orange juice and put it in a plastic water bottle, half orange juice and filled up rest of way with water. Froze the liquid until it was icey mushy and sipped on it. ... (3 replies)
Cold/Virus
Mar 14, 2012
... Hi, I've had a cold for 2 weeks now and it's the first for about 2 years. ... (8 replies)
... eyes you would be infected. However, the flu is airborn. The virus spreads when someone with it coughs or sneezes and it can survive in the air for some time, I don't know how long. I'm not an expert on this, but I am a germaphobe, at least a little. ... (1 replies)
Whats this?
Nov 29, 2009
... ds in our lives where we get really ill. Since you have been to the doctor, i don't worry so much about you. Most colds take 10 days to get over, but sometimes a virus can last a lot longer. Once when i asked my doctor how long a virus lasts, he replied, "as long as it wants to." I have had them last for months. ... (2 replies)
... There is a really NASTY virus going around. I dont' know about how swollen your tonsil is, that does sound pretty bad. I think people just react differently to the same virus. I have been sick now with this thing for a month! ... (2 replies)
... If I don't get rid of this cough and congestion I think I am going to losemy mind. I am on week 3 of something that started with a fever the weekend before Thanksgiving. I had a fever for a whole weekend and then woke up the following Monday feeling better. ... (6 replies)
... I hope your hubby lays low over the weekend and really babies himself. We adults can get it harder and it takes longer to get over it. ... (23 replies)
... lasting viral infection in the past. The best thing you can do is rest as much as you can, take probiotics every day, reduce any sugar in your diet and slowly add a little exercise. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for sharing your story with us Steve. It sounds like you really went through the ringer. Yes it is scary too, especially when we don't know how long a certain virus or bacteria is expected to last. ... (5 replies)
... But now, 16 days later, I'm still sick. Mainly I'm VERY tired ALL the time. I feel like my head's in a fog. My head feels stuffy, heavy and sick. Also I feel like I need to take deep breaths every so often. I feel horrible, especially when I do anything. ... (6 replies)


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