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What are the symptoms of common cold and is there an effective way to relieve them?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: COLDS
Colds are viral or allergic in origin.
Sometimes it becomes purulent due to bacterial infection. In children, there's no treatment it is self limited. In adults, we give decongestant and antibiotic if necessary for the associated infection.

In brief: COLDS
Colds are viral or allergic in origin.
Sometimes it becomes purulent due to bacterial infection. In children, there's no treatment it is self limited. In adults, we give decongestant and antibiotic if necessary for the associated infection.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Colds
Common cold symptoms include: Cough, congestion, watery eyes, sneezing, sore throat, mild headache, low grade fever & mild body aches.
Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear>

In brief: Colds
Common cold symptoms include: Cough, congestion, watery eyes, sneezing, sore throat, mild headache, low grade fever & mild body aches.
Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear>
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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