Patient Comments: How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious? - Medical Care

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What prompted you to seek medical care for your cold or flu? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Angie, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: June 11

I first felt a tickle in my throat on Wednesday and by Friday I was sick with cold like symptoms. Saturday I had lost my voice and Sunday (today) I keep coughing due to my dry throat. When I cough it's a green phlegm/mucus and is coming more from inside my nose rather than my chest. I don't feel tired though and if I take a cold and flu tablet I feel like normal.

Comment from: Deana, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: May 15

Meeting someone diagnosed with muscular dystrophy prompted me to seek medical care. I have symptoms of cold for five days.

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