A 33-year-old member asked:
what causes cold symptoms and why is it a necessary process to recovery which makes us more ill than the virus?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Specializes in Pediatrics
Body response: Cold symptoms (runny nose etc) are the body's response to an invading germ. Increase mucous to trap and eliminate the germ.Fever to cook it out.
I am not sure about the second part of your question. I can tell you that there are many options that are natural that can speed healing form a cold that do not involve pharmaceuticals.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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