I have a Cold

The common cold is associated with:

Sneezing -
aching -
Fever -
Snotty -
Sore throat -
Cough -

While you may think that what you have is a simple cold it could be the Flu. The cold is brought on by a virus and is transmitted by contact with the virus. This virus is ever changing so the human body can not develop a resistance to it. On average most adults will develop a cold 3 times a year while children might get 6 or more.

How to prevent a cold

During cold season (usually during the winter and spring) the virus is in most places but with the proper steps you can help to reduce your risk of contracting a cold.

- Wash your hands
- Do not eat or drink after anyone
- Stay hydrated
- rest

Unfortunately, there is no treatment for a cold. Antibiotics will not help unless there is an infection associated with it. We can help to alleviate the symptoms but generally it is best to let it run its course.

Feel better STAT!

Contact Amarillo STAT Care

Office phone: 806-553-2728

We are located at 6014 S Western #400, Amarillo, TX, 79110

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