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Common cold

MedGen UID:
3179
Concept ID:
C0009443
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Cold, Common; Colds, Common; Common Cold; Common Colds
SNOMED CT: Common cold (82272006); Acute coryza (82272006); Acute nasal catarrh (82272006); Acute rhinitis (82272006); Infective rhinitis (82272006); Acute nasopharyngitis (82272006); Infective nasopharyngitis (82272006); Head cold (82272006); Acute infective rhinitis (82272006); Cold (82272006)
 

Definition

Sneezing, sore throat, a stuffy nose, coughing - everyone knows the symptoms of the common cold. It is probably the most common illness. In the course of a year, people in the United States suffer 1 billion colds. You can get a cold by touching your eyes or nose after you touch surfaces with cold germs on them. You can also inhale the germs. Symptoms usually begin 2 or 3 days after infection and last 2 to 14 days. Washing your hands and staying away from people with colds will help you avoid colds. . There is no cure for the common cold. For relief, try. - Getting plenty of rest . - Drinking fluids. - Gargling with warm salt water . - Using cough drops or throat sprays. - Taking over-the-counter pain or cold medicines. However, do not give aspirin to children. And do not give cough medicine to children under four. . NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.  [from MedlinePlus]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVCommon cold

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Deckx L, De Sutter AI, Guo L, Mir NA, van Driel ML
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Oct 17;10:CD009612. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009612.pub2. PMID: 27748955
Hanstock HG, Walsh NP, Edwards JP, Fortes MB, Cosby SL, Nugent A, Curran T, Coyle PV, Ward MD, Yong XH
Med Sci Sports Exerc 2016 Mar;48(3):569-77. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000801. PMID: 26496418
De Sutter AI, Saraswat A, van Driel ML
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Nov 29;(11):CD009345. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009345.pub2. PMID: 26615034
Li G, Cai L, Jiang H, Dong S, Fan T, Liu W, Xie L, Mao B
Altern Ther Health Med 2015 Nov-Dec;21(6):48-57. PMID: 26567449
Lissiman E, Bhasale AL, Cohen M
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Nov 11;(11):CD006206. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006206.pub4. PMID: 25386977

Diagnosis

Hanstock HG, Walsh NP, Edwards JP, Fortes MB, Cosby SL, Nugent A, Curran T, Coyle PV, Ward MD, Yong XH
Med Sci Sports Exerc 2016 Mar;48(3):569-77. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000801. PMID: 26496418
Cohen S, Janicki-Deverts D, Doyle WJ
Psychosom Med 2015 Nov-Dec;77(9):959-68. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000232. PMID: 26397938Free PMC Article
Min J, Li XQ, She B, Chen Y, Mao B
Trials 2015 May 19;16:219. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0735-9. PMID: 25986648Free PMC Article
Sun Q, Dyar OJ, Zhao L, Tomson G, Nilsson LE, Grape M, Song Y, Yan L, Lundborg CS
BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 2015 Mar 31;16:6. doi: 10.1186/s40360-015-0009-x. PMID: 25884702Free PMC Article
Eccles R
Rhinology 2013 Mar;51(1):3-8. doi: 10.4193/Rhino12.123. PMID: 23441305

Therapy

Deckx L, De Sutter AI, Guo L, Mir NA, van Driel ML
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Oct 17;10:CD009612. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009612.pub2. PMID: 27748955
Hanstock HG, Walsh NP, Edwards JP, Fortes MB, Cosby SL, Nugent A, Curran T, Coyle PV, Ward MD, Yong XH
Med Sci Sports Exerc 2016 Mar;48(3):569-77. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000801. PMID: 26496418
Eccles R, Turner RB, Dicpinigaitis PV
Lung 2016 Feb;194(1):15-20. Epub 2015 Sep 29 doi: 10.1007/s00408-015-9808-5. PMID: 26420163
De Sutter AI, Saraswat A, van Driel ML
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Nov 29;(11):CD009345. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009345.pub2. PMID: 26615034
Li G, Cai L, Jiang H, Dong S, Fan T, Liu W, Xie L, Mao B
Altern Ther Health Med 2015 Nov-Dec;21(6):48-57. PMID: 26567449

Prognosis

Hanstock HG, Walsh NP, Edwards JP, Fortes MB, Cosby SL, Nugent A, Curran T, Coyle PV, Ward MD, Yong XH
Med Sci Sports Exerc 2016 Mar;48(3):569-77. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000801. PMID: 26496418
Shaku F, Tsutsumi M, Miyazawa A, Takagi H, Maeno T
BMC Fam Pract 2015 Jul 29;16:91. doi: 10.1186/s12875-015-0300-3. PMID: 26219348Free PMC Article
Prather AA, Janicki-Deverts D, Hall MH, Cohen S
Sleep 2015 Sep 1;38(9):1353-9. doi: 10.5665/sleep.4968. PMID: 26118561Free PMC Article
Rerksuppaphol S, Rerksuppaphol L
Paediatr Int Child Health 2013 Aug;33(3):145-50. doi: 10.1179/2046905513Y.0000000064. PMID: 23930726
Sneed RS, Cohen S, Turner RB, Doyle WJ
Psychosom Med 2012 Jul-Aug;74(6):567-73. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e31825941ff. PMID: 22773866Free PMC Article

Clinical prediction guides

Deckx L, De Sutter AI, Guo L, Mir NA, van Driel ML
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Oct 17;10:CD009612. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009612.pub2. PMID: 27748955
Hanstock HG, Walsh NP, Edwards JP, Fortes MB, Cosby SL, Nugent A, Curran T, Coyle PV, Ward MD, Yong XH
Med Sci Sports Exerc 2016 Mar;48(3):569-77. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000801. PMID: 26496418
Kim SY, Chang YJ, Cho HM, Hwang YW, Moon YS
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Sep 21;(9):CD006362. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006362.pub4. PMID: 26387658
Shaku F, Tsutsumi M, Miyazawa A, Takagi H, Maeno T
BMC Fam Pract 2015 Jul 29;16:91. doi: 10.1186/s12875-015-0300-3. PMID: 26219348Free PMC Article
Min J, Li XQ, She B, Chen Y, Mao B
Trials 2015 May 19;16:219. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0735-9. PMID: 25986648Free PMC Article

Recent systematic reviews

Deckx L, De Sutter AI, Guo L, Mir NA, van Driel ML
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Oct 17;10:CD009612. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009612.pub2. PMID: 27748955
De Sutter AI, Saraswat A, van Driel ML
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Nov 29;(11):CD009345. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009345.pub2. PMID: 26615034
Li G, Cai L, Jiang H, Dong S, Fan T, Liu W, Xie L, Mao B
Altern Ther Health Med 2015 Nov-Dec;21(6):48-57. PMID: 26567449
Kim SY, Chang YJ, Cho HM, Hwang YW, Moon YS
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Sep 21;(9):CD006362. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006362.pub4. PMID: 26387658
Lissiman E, Bhasale AL, Cohen M
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Nov 11;(11):CD006206. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006206.pub4. PMID: 25386977

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