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Ive had a productive cough for over 2 weeks with no fever.

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I've had a productive cough for over 2 weeks with no fever. Color was yellow, but now is clear, however, the cough continues. Should I go the the doc and get antibiotics or is it a really long lasting cold.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 7 years ago.


When cough lasts , for 2 weeks or more , it should always be evaluated by doctor.

This can be due to-

1. Airway infection- either bacterial or viral

2. Asthma.

Doctor will advice tests- chest X-ray, blood test to check the infection. Accordingly management will be done. So please do not ignore, and rush to your doctor.




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