The common cold is an infection of nose and throat caused usually by viruses. The symptoms are fever, cough, and nasal discharge, redness in the nose, sore throat, headache and muscular pain. The patient suffers from frequent sneezing, coughing and nasal blowing.
The common cold is a self-limiting disease, usually ending in 10 days. People of any age group can get the common cold. Children catch a common cold easily.
Common colds in children are treated with steam, saline nasal drops, probiotics, and vitamin C. Adults are treated with decongestants, antihistamines, steam and vitamin C.
If you feel symptoms of a common cold, visit I and My Doctors Clinic today to get treated.