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Cold is referred to as a cold because it is usually very common during the wintry and rainy seasons when there are cold temperatures. However, a person can also get cold any time of the year, as stated by MedlinePlus. More »

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The National Weather Service describes a cold wave as a rapid drop in temperature over a 24-hour period that necessitates some type of protective action. Impacts of cold waves can apply to commercial, agricultural and so... More »

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Some of the medicines used to manage symptoms of a cold include over-the-counter pain medicines, such as acetaminophen, according to Mayo Clinic. Antihistamines may also provide limited symptom relief. More »

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It is usually safe for a person with a cold to exercise, according to WebMD. It is important to pay attention to the body's signals to avoid overworking the body and causing more harm than good. More »

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According to a CNN news report, those with a cold can go swimming. However, the report stated that the outcome may differ depending on the individual. More »

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It takes two to three days for a person to start experiencing cold symptoms after coming in contact with an infected person, according to MedlinePlus. Children are at a higher risk of catching cold since they tend to hav... More »

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Individuals can beat a cold by blowing their nose regularly to expel mucus, getting adequate rest, gargling with saltwater and drinking hot liquids, as noted by WebMD. Other ways include taking hot showers with lots of s... More »

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