Iv got a docs appointment at 2.50 today. Iv had a cold for a week now, its driving me mad, I can hardly talk and this morning when I woke up, I had a pain in my cheston the left hand side when I coughed, could it be a chest infection ? I hate going the docs incase its not and Im wasting their time. do u think Im right to go the docs ? a week is long time to have a cold isnt it ? anyone had a chest infection before ? what are the symptoms ?