Common cold

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Dr. John Clay has seen many patients with the common cold.

Symptoms include mild fever, fatigue, cough, nasal congestion, sore throat and headaches.

Treatment includes over the counter medication such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen, nasal saline sprays, decongestants, cough suppressants and rest.

See your doctor if you develop chest pain, shortness of breath, wheezing, unremittant fevers or unremitting symptoms after one week.

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