How To Overcome Colds?
how to overcome this cold? Is this COVID-19?
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Colds are conditions that occur in a person when a sufferer complains of nasal congestion or runny nose. Generally this condition is caused by an infection or allergy, and can disrupt the daily activities of the sufferer.
The causes of colds are various, including:
Viral infection, the virus attacks the nose, sinuses, or throat.
Allergies, exposed to substances that trigger allergies such as dust or animal dander.
Drug side effects.
Exposure to cold or dry air, this condition can change the fluid balance in the nasal passages.
cold handling is divided based on the cause of colds. If the cause of a cold is an infection, it is necessary to know the causative organism. If the causative organism is bacterial, antibiotic therapy needs to be given. Meanwhile, if the cause is a virus, what needs to be done is supportive therapy such as only treating the symptoms and will recover by itself around 1-2 weeks.
while COVID-19 is also known as Coronavirus Novel (causing pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan city, China in December 2019, and spread to other countries until January 2020. Corona virus infection or COVID-19 can cause sufferers to experience flu symptoms, such as runny and runny nose, headache, cough, sore throat, and fever, or symptoms of severe respiratory infections, such as high fever, cough with phlegm and even bleeding, shortness of breath, and chest pain.
if you experience the above symptoms you can immediately go to the nearest hospital to do the examination and treatment appropriately, but if you only have a cold and are not accompanied by other symptoms it may not be as serious, but if you are in doubt you can immediately consult a doctor to remember the cause of a cold much more especially if accompanied by other symptoms and there is no improvement so that the doctor can do a direct examination and provide appropriate treatment for the cause.
There are a number of things you can do to help reduce your runny nose:
drink plenty of warm water at least 8-12 glasses a day
You can breathe hot steam to loosen your breathing
use a mask to avoid getting infected with others
eat nutritious foods
avoid triggering your cold whether karenda dust, air etc.
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