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Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answeredCold symptoms can last up to two weeks, but most people recover after a week to 10 days. If your symptoms persist, call your doctor. You may be suffering from allergies, not a cold. If you have a high fever, severe sinus pain or a cough that produces mucus, you may have a more serious illness. Talk with your doctor about your symptoms.
Keri Peterson, MD, Internal Medicine, answered
Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Keri Peterson discusses how long cold symptoms tend to last. Watch Dr. Peterson's video for information on health and wellness.