• Coughs Can Last About 2 Weeks

    Added On : 15th January 2013

    coughing2Just how long should that pesky cough last?

    The answer, according to most doctors, is close to 18 days. Yet many people with a cough get antsy after about five to nine days, a new study shows.

    "Coughs last for longer than we think they do," says researcher Mark H. Ebell, MD, a family doctor at the University of Georgia in Athens. "People think it should be over in a little over a week, but the reality is that a cough is more likely to last two weeks."

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