What does my cough mean?

A cough may mean that you have a respiratory infection, such as a cold, the flu, or bronchitis. Most coughs go away within two to three weeks.

However, if you have a lingering cough that won’t go away, we recommend that you seek medical attention to be on the safe side.

To check whether you should visit your nearest Patriot Urgent Care clinic or go directly to an Emergency Room for treatment, visit our page “Urgent Care vs. ER”.