The cold season brings along a host of diseases along with the festive season and merriment. The common cold, including chest cold and head cold, and seasonal flu are caused by viruses. And with the ongoing pandemic, its symptoms can be mistaken for the coronavirus easily. So what are the symptoms of the common cold and how do you get relief from it?
The common cold generally lasts between 5 -7 days. It begins with sneezing, having a runny nose and goes on to progress accordingly to fever and headache. The cough gets better in 5 to 7 days but some patients may continue to have the cough for a few more days.