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Cough for 5 weeks

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craziedaisy Sat 08-Feb-14 09:04:26

I posted recently about my mum who had developed a chest infection and was still feeling exhausted 3 weeks after. Her energy levels are returning and so has her appetite but she still has a cough into the 5 th week. I know alot of people kindly reassured me on my last post about recovery time, but how long should the cough last. I know there is a horrible viral cough doing the rounds here but just wondered how long a cough should last? As I say she is feeling a lot better so is it worth going back to GP?

craziedaisy Sat 08-Feb-14 17:09:35

Anyone ?

Musicaltheatremum Sun 09-Feb-14 16:31:00

Hi Crazie, the cough can last for a couple of months but I would be x-raying at this time just to check everything is ok.

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