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Common Cold Contagious Period - Common Cold Myths

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  • Common Cold Contagious Period
    The common cold contagious period may begin two to three days before symptoms appear and lasts about two weeks. As explained in this eMedTV article, the peak of the common cold contagious period usually occurs between day 2 and day 4 of the cold.
  • Common Cold Info
    Looking for info on the common cold? This eMedTV segment is a great place to start. It describes possible symptoms and treatment options, and offers a link to a full-length article with detailed information on this topic.
  • Common Cold Information
    If you are looking for information on the common cold, this article on the eMedTV site is a good place to start. It describes just how common this disease is, how the cold virus is transmitted, and possible symptoms, with a link to learn more.
  • Common Cold Medicine
    Types of common cold medicine include nasal decongestants, antitussives, and antihistamines. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at these and other types of common cold medicine, and explains how they help treat cold symptoms.
  • Common Cold Myths
    Common cold myths claim that everything from vitamin C to the weather is a cause or cure for the cold. This eMedTV article debunks some of the more common cold myths, such as the idea that exposure to cold weather can cause a cold.
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