Poll Question- How Long Should A Cold Last?

Colds are a nuisance and we often wish we could get rid of them the moment they begin.  People hope their colds will last only for a few days and will go away, but colds are expected to last longer than many think. How long do you think a cold should last?

cold -179694319A: 3 to 5 Days

B: 5 to 7 Days

C: 7 to 14 Days

The answer is C. A cold is expected to last between one to two weeks. It is recommended that you see your physician if your cold lasts any longer. This could be a sign of a more serious issue such as a sinus infection.

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