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2. When Should I Visit the Doctor?

If you have the symptoms of an upper respiratory infection, you should consider seeing a doctor if you are feeling very unwell for longer than a few days or if you also have symptoms of pneumonia. Additionally, people with pre-existing heart, lung, liver, or kidney conditions, cystic fibrosis, and weakened immune systems should see a physician sooner rather than later.

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