Sick of Being Sick? Here's How Long It Takes to Get Over a Virus! by Dr. Josephine Dlugopolski - Gach

Family Health
7 years ago

Sick of Being Sick? Here's How Long It Takes to Get Over a Virus!

It’s virus season, which drives kids and adults crazy. After a few days of being sick, we busy moms are ready to be back at it full steam ahead. At Loyola University Health System, we've had lots of people coming into our clinic after three or four days saying, “I’m still sick.” 

Unfortunately, it can take seven to 10 days for our bodies to fight off a viral infection. The best medicine really is to get lots of rest and drink lots of fluids.   

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