Common Cold

About- The common cold is a viral infection of the nose and throat (upper respiratory tract).

 Body aches 
 Loss of taste and smell
 Low-grade fever
 Nasal Congestion
 Runny or stuffy nose
 Sore throat
 Watery eyes
Although many types of viruses can cause a common cold, rhinoviruses are the most common reason to develop this disease. Other viruses are coronavirus, adenovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, and parainfluenza virus

Risk factors
 Children younger than six
 Contact with infected persons
 Weakened immune system
 Acute sinusitis
 Otitis media
 Strep throat (streptococcal pharyngitis)

Specialists to Visit -
 Infectious disease
 General Physician

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