How common is the common cold?
Most of us are once is our life are affected with this disease. It is impossible for anyone to escape of its hands. Now you might have got guessed which one is it. And you are right it's the – Common Cold which catches your nose very easily. Well, till now this minute disease has no cure developed but few little steps and general precautions can help you out. But before that first of all we should have knowledge of what it's all about.
Meaning: - Common Cold is simply is an acute inflammation of the upper tract involving nose and throat. It's a communicable disease transferring from one person to other through virus. One attack lasts for two to three weeks.
How can you know it?
Well there are many symptoms through which you can detect this menace like running nose, sneezing, coughing, stuffy head, slight headache, watering of eye and low grade fever. It often spreads to the throat causing cough and sore throat. The sense of smell and taste is blunted.
Why does it occur?
It occurs due to a virus. But as it is a communicable disease, it can be transmitted through one human to another direct hand-to-hand contact with infected or through the nasal or coughing droplets directly through sneezing and coughing or through contact with different object where this virus is present.