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How long do sore throats last?

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It depends on what's causing it; most sore throats last less than a week. If it's longer, it's often caused by irritants or injury


Christa Tintelnot

A sore throat should last no more than 2 or 3 days. If it lasts longer than that, you should see a doctor.


April Orosco

Most symptoms caused by a cold-type virus start improving after several days and are gone in a week to 10 days.


Brian Cross

A sore throat can last for several days or weeks depending on it's severity and treatment. Need some tips? Just ask

That depends on the cause, is it a viral infection, allergies, strep throat, a common cold or a flu bug?

No more than a week.


Donald Withrow

Most symptoms caused by a cold-type virus start improving after several days and are gone in a week to 10 days.

Sore throats should only last a few days, anything longer than that could be something serious and you should see your doctor.

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