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How to Stay Protected Against the Common Cold and Flu
How to Stay Protected Against the Common Cold and Flu
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By Admin

Common cold and influenza, commonly known as flu, is a common viral infection that affects our nose and throat. This disease is so common that every year a lot of people around the world fall prey to the common cold and flu. The reason for this is that the viruses of this disease spread very easily. The more easily the disease spreads, the easier it is to treat it. For this, there is no need to see a doctor or any kind of test. Usually, the affected person stays at home, takes medicine and gets some rest in a few days.

Common Cold Symptoms

  • runny nose
  • too much sneezes
  • nasal congestion
  • mild fever
  • throat pain
  • cough

Flu Symptoms

  • sudden high fever
  • dry cough
  • pain in the body
  • headache
  • pain in the throat
  • too much after
  • vomiting and dizziness

That way most of the disease those 2 weeks. It heals itself inside. Some home remedies can also be used to control the symptoms of the disease. However, if the disease progresses and the symptoms become severe, especially in children, contact a doctor immediately.

The disease spreads like this, both these diseases are caused by coming in contact with an already infected person and the infection of this disease spreads in 2 ways - If a person lives around an infected person, then the infected person sneezes or By coughing, the germs spread in the environment also catch the other person in their grip. After touching your nose or eyes after touching the tissue paper, door handle, telephone etc. used by the infected person, the virus of the disease enters our body directly and makes us sick.

For protection

  • Always cover your mouth with tissue paper or hand while coughing or sneezing.
  • Dispose of used tissue paper immediately and wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after coughing or sneezing.
  • Keep such places that people touch frequently like door handles, handrails, taps etc.
  • Avoid going near people who are already suffering from cold-cold or flu.

Pediatrician in Abu Dhabi

Adam and Eve Specialized Medical Centre is providing treatment and prevention against the common cold and flu. If symptoms persist, consult our pediatrician right away.