A 28-year-old female asked:
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does the common cold typically cause diarrhea as a symptom?

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Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
It can: Some people get diarrhea briefly with their upper respiratory illnesses ("colds").
Answered on Sep 21, 2019
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: The common cold is a respiratory disease.
Answered on Jun 24, 2016
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