Cold - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention to Follow

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Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nadir Khan

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Asst. Prof. Dr. Mujahid Israr

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Dr. Muhammad Taimour

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Dr. Muhammad Nouman Anjum

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Asst. Prof. Dr. Fahmina Ashfaq

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Summary about Cold

The common cold or simply the cold is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. It mainly affects the nose, throat, sinuses, and larynx.

Causes:

More than 200 viral strains are found responsible for causing cold in humans. Rhinoviruses are the most common among all 200 strains.

Symptoms:

The major symptoms of this infection may include

  • coughing
  • sore throat
  • , runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Headache
  • fever

Treatment:

There is no vaccine available for the common cold. Some preventions like hand washing, avoid touching the eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands and stay away from infected people may help to avoid getting an infection. But if you have infection some anti-inflammatory drugs may be recommended.

To consult best ENT specialist in Lahore visit Marham as only they can treat this condition well.

Symptoms of Cold

Sneezing

Pain in body

Stuffy nose

Sore throat

Runny Nose

Cough

Congestion

Headache

Laziness

Causes of Cold

Smoking

Ear infection 

Asthma

Pneumonia

Bronchiolitis in children

Strep throat 

Acute sinusitis

Preventive Measures of Cold

Wash your hands

Use tissues

Sneeze or cough into the bend of their elbow

Drinking glasses or utensils

Disinfect your stuff

Steer clear of colds

Choose child care center wisely

Eat well

Go for workout

Sleep well

Be happy

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