Symptoms can last longer than you think:
Ear infection: at least 4 days
Sore throat: 1 week
Cold: 1½ weeks
Flu: 2 weeks
Nasal congestion: 2½ weeks
Cough: up to 3 weeks
Remember antibiotics DO NOT help common winter ailments.
Visit www.treatyourselfbetter.co.uk for more information, advice and warning signs to look out for which may suggest you do need a GP appointment or medical attention.