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  1. Robbi says:

    Mar 4, 2007 How long is chest congestion suppose to last (roughly) after falling ill and it sounds like you did, the coughing generally lasts 5-6 weeks.

  2. Olivia says:

    It depends when your body is ready. Do you have the flu?? Your body will work out the time for when it will last, but when I had it it lasted about a week I think. (7 days) I hope I helped! :)

  3. Hilda says:

    Remedy for heavy chest congestion, tried Vicks, and cough syrup, still heavy congestion in chest?

  4. Margit says:

    Yes, right Cathy as I suggested earlier ""It must be something else. You may see a Doc if you still feel the congestion.""" Cathy are you doing some deep breathing or yoga exercises which involves pressure on chest. In either scenario I wou… More:http://en.allexperts.com/q/Quitting-Smoking-2258/2009/8/quitting-smoking-13.htm

  5. Blanca says:

    Doctors say the coughs last for about three weeks and can last a month or longer. There is no certain time limit it lasts. More:http://www.chacha.com/question/how-long-does-a-chest-cold-usually-last

  6. Bernardine says:

    I know you’ve tried a lot of treatments already…. Maybe you’ll find a few (or even ONE) here that you haven’t administered yet. I hope so! :) Here are some tips that help me when I’m fighting a cold, respiratory infection, or flu….. COO… More:http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100124193456AAvgZ0l

  7. Betty says:

    It depends when your body is ready. Do you have the flu? Your body will work out the time for when it will last, but when I had it it lasted about a week I think. (7 days) I hope I helped! :)

  8. Cinda says:

    The good news is that if you wait long enough, usually seven to ten days, the However, the cough and chest congestion may last as long as three weeks in a typical viral infection. Now, in the meantime, you want to know what can you do . Detail:http://www.ehow.com/video_7594647_relieve-sinus-chest-congestion.html

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