Common Cold - How to Get Rid of a Cold

Colds caused by an infectious inflammation of the nasal mucosa caused by viruses. It takes between one and three days from the time they are infected until they are cold. Colds appear as Sneezing, sore throat, stuffy nose, coughing and hoarseness, tightness in the ears and headaches. There may also be fever. Cold will usually resolve within a week or so. Colds are the most common infection. It occurs especially in winter. Especially younger who suffer from colds. Typically, cold be two to three times a year. There are over 100 different cold viruses. Therefore, one can become infected again and again. Penicillin has no effect against colds. Otitis media and sinusitis are relatively frequent due to illness. Colds typically begins with a sore throat, maybe. pain on swallowing, and since coming sneeze attack. Colds can not be cured, but the genes can be relieved with aspirin or paracetamol for example Panodil Zapp - and using a nasal spray.

What you can do to get rid of cold?

Colds can not be cured, so no matter what you do, it takes a 4-5 days before you get rid of a cold, but here is some advice for what you can do to ease the symptoms and just ease the process. For example, you should avoid hard physical exertion, but you do not lie in bed. Avoid stress and take care of yourself. Drink lots of fluids, if the cold is accompanied by fever. Sleep with your head high and avoid smoke-filled rooms.

  • For nasal congestion and headache (pain), can be used nasal spray or nasal drops or Zymelin eg Otrivin nasal spray for colds or Zymelin nose drops. Sore throat can be relieved with such Hexokain lozenges. Against 'dry cough' can for example be used Benylan solution. Genes can also be relieved with pain relievers such as Aspirin, Kodimagnyl and Panodil Zapp tablets.

In October and November, many vaccinated against influenza, but such a vaccine does not protect against colds. There is no vaccination against colds. Most people go about their work during the week the disease goods. There is no reason to stay home with a cold. Contact your Doctor if there is a fever for more than 3-4 days or a high fever or signs of pneumonia or sinusitis. - Click about Sinusitis >>

What can you do to prevent colds?

A strong immune system is the best weapon against colds. Exercise and physical activity strengthens your immune system so that you get significantly fewer colds. Infection with the common cold virus occurs from person to person. A cold person is infectious from the day before the disease breaks out, to just after the cold is over. Infection occurs when coughing and sneezing, so hold your breath when a cold coughs or sneezes you up in the head. The infection is most pronounced in the beginning, where you typically sneeze a lot. Common cold is contagious especially when the virus on your fingers run up in the nose or eyes. So wash your hands often. Good hand hygiene is especially true children. The fact that you can get a cold virus in your hand, is probably the most common mode of transmission. So wash your hands after nose sanding. Avoid simultaneously touching the nose and eyes after contact with a cold. Generally you should, if possible, maintain a distance from the cold. You can also avoid staying in a room with many people, because here is greater risk of infection. There's usually a few days from the time they are infected until cold breaks out. Cold is thought to play a role and contribute to colds. Therefore, avoid prolonged cold - especially cold feet. Take a daily multivitamin plus extra vitamin D is important for the immune system. Rid of tobacco, since smoking nearly doubles the risk of being cold. First, smoking weakens the immune system, and smoke damage mucous membranes, so the virus easier to obtain.

Herbal and supplements that may help the cold

Old advice such as chamomile tea, vitamin C such as oranges, Echinamin drops, garlic and zinc soothes in some. Damp cure relieves also "nasal congestion". Extracts of the plant Echinacea (purple coneflower), available as drops and capsules is considered good for colds and other infections. Echinacea strengthens the immune system and inhibits viruses and bacteria and can probably shorten colds symptoms by one day. Garlic forces generally our resistance and immune systems. Testing of tablets with dried garlic powder indications are that garlic tablets may shorten the course of a little cold.


1. Asthma - the lungs, shortness of breath, tobacco smoke, smoking lungs, cold, allergy and stress.
2. Unconscious - fainting, loss of consciousness, respiration, blood pressure and circulation brain.
3. Sinusitis (or rhino sinusitis) - sequelae colds, flu, sinus, frontal sinus, nose and jaw caves.
4. Bladder infection (Cystitis) - burning urination, intimate hygiene, bacteria and urinary bladder.
5. Chest pain - pain around the heart, Angina, muscle pain, stress, anxiety, depression.
6. Diarrhea - loose bowels, travelers diarrhea, virus, infection, frequent stools, vomiting and fever.
7. Eczema - Skin disorder, Skin rash, itching, hives, allergies, zinc, cortisone and scaly eczema.
8. Fever - Body temperature above 38ºC (100.4ºF), Critical over 40.0ºC (104ºF), Inflammation.
9. Athletes foot - Ringworm of the foot, Tinea pedis, Fungal infections, Nail fungus, Scaling.
10. Burns - Fire Wounds, scalding, boiling water and fire, 1 2 3 degree, First Aid for Burns.
12. Common cold - coughing, sneezing, headache, pain on swallowing, hoarseness, sore throat.
13. Cold sores - Oral Herpes, blisters, contagious virus, sores, lips, mouth and nose.
14. Constipation - hard stool, stomach pain, abdominal pain, Herbals and digestive problems.
15. Sprains - First Aid Joint Injury, Sprained ankle, Fingers, Knee, Wrist sprain.
16. Tonsillitis - Sore Throat, Pharynx, Tonsils, Strep Throat, Mononucleosis and Scarlet fever.
17. Heartburn - stomach acid reflux, discomfort, gastric reflux, Indigestion, reflux Oesophagitis.
18. Shingles - Herpes zoster, Zoster or Zona, Chickenpox rash, Burning pain and Blistering rash.
19. Palpitations - Irregular Heartbeat, Arrhythmia, Heart rate, Stress, Sorrows and Worries.
20. Cough - Coughing cures, Dry cough, Tickling cough, Cold pneumonia and Mucus formation.
21. Headache - Cephalalgia, Forehead Pain, Frontal headache, Tension headaches and Migraine.
22. Hemorrhoids - Haemorrhoids, Bowl splashes, Itching, Rectal pain, or Rectal bleeding.
23. Hoarseness - Acute hoarseness, Hoarse voice, Dysphonia, Whisper and Weak voice.
24. Swollen glands - Lymph Nodes, Sore throat, Ear infection, Mononucleosis (Glandular fever).
25. Hay fever - Allergic Rhinitis, allergies, eyes, nose, grass pollen, birch, dust mites and fur.
26. Influenza - Flu, Influenzavirus A, B and C, Flu vaccination, Infectious, Fever and coldness.
27. Insect bites - bee stings, wasp stings, hornets, mosquitoes, fleas, poisonous, Borrelia and ticks.
28. Chlamydia - intercourse, unsafe sex, sexually transmitted diseases (STI), risk sexually active.
29. Itching - Skin itching, dry skin, sensitive skin, scabies, rash, allergy and pregnancy itching.
30. Pneumonia - high fever, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain and mycoplasma.
31. Bellyache - Stomach pain, Rumbling stomach, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Bloated stomach.
32. Menstrual Cramps - Menstrual Pain, Dysmenorrhea, Pain relief medicines and Herbal remedies.
33. Moles - Birthmarks, Melanoma, Brownish spots, Sun tanning, Ultraviolet light and Skin cancer.
34. Urticaria - Angioedema, hives, nettle, itching, redness, blisters, bumps, allergies and skin rashes.
35. Nosebleeds - epistaxis, nose bleeding, blood vessels, nostrils, cotton pad, saline, laser cautery.
36. Vomiting - throwing up, nausea, seasickness, air sickness, Morning sickness, pregnancy nausea.
37. Worms - worm infection, Threadworms, Pinworms, Tapeworms, Roundworms, Deworming.
38. Tick bites - Mites and Ticks, Borrelia, rash, paralysis, and Lyme disease, Signs and Symptoms.
39. Pain - acute pain, chronic pain, major pain, Migraine, muscle pain, Myalgia and Joint pain.
40. Insomnia - Sleeplessness, restless sleep, insomnia, sleep problems and sleeping pills.
41. Wounds - scrapes, abrasions, bleeding, wound care, tetanus vaccine and inflammation.
42. Toothache - acute toothache, Odontalgia, hole in tooth, Tooth Decay, Caries, Dental abscess.
43. Fatigue - Feeling tired, Burned out, exhaustion, tiredness, lethargy, Mental and Physical fatigue.
44. Vaginal discharge - Secretions, Vaginal catarrh, Fungus in Vagina, Odor, Itching and Infection.
45. Rashes - skin rash, eczema, allergies, dry skin, itching, rash from stress and acute rashes.
46. Warts - Foot warts, Hand warts, Finger warts, Flat warts, Treatment of Warts and removal tips.
47. Weight Loss - Overweight, fat, obesity, dieting, underweight, skinny, lifestyle and dietary advice.
48. Conjunctivitis - Red eye, Eye infection, Tearing, Eye allergies, Dry eyes and Contact lenses.
49. Earache - Ear pain, Ear infection, Fever, Earwax, Outer ear, Middle ear, Eardrum, Otitis media.
50. Respiratory problems - Dyspnea, Shortness of breath, Breathlessness, Difficulty in breathing.
11. Poisoning - Medicine, Connectors, Bites, Drugs, Fungi, Oil, First aid at the acute poisoning.

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