Common cold or زکام is a common disease among individuals, especially during the changing weather.
Sore throat, runny nose closely followed by coughing and wheezing
(زکام ، گلے کی خراش) are the classic symptoms of the common cold. Usually, it takes about 7-10 days to recover completely from the common cold. Washing hands regularly, avoiding close contact with sick people, and generally taking good care of your own self are some tips to steer free from the common cold.
The common cold is a viral infection of the respiratory tract. It basically affects your nose and throat. Usually, it is harmless and goes away within 7-10 days but sometimes it can linger for longer periods of time and can get accompanied by fever and headaches.
Children under the age of 6 years are most vulnerable to this viral infection. A normal healthy adult is expected to have a common cold 2-3 times annually.