Common Cold in Burbank

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The first symptoms of the common cold are easily noticed: a runny nose, sore throat, and frequent sneezing. When experiencing any of these, getting adequate treatment is important to help you feel better. At our practice, we offer the most effective treatment for the common cold. Our experienced team will help provide a quick, effective, and reliable treatment for your cold.

Symptoms of the Common Cold

The common cold is an aggressive contagious infection of your nose and throat or upper respiratory tract. Here are some symptoms of the common cold:

  • Mild headache or slight body acne
  • Sneezing
  • Throat irritation or sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Nasal congestion
  • Increased body temperature
  • Pressure in your face and ears
  • Loss of taste and smell

Depending on your comprehensive health, you might have signs for more or less time. For instance, patients who smoke or have asthma might experience symptoms for an extended period

Procedure for Treating Common Cold

At our practice, we offer the following over-the-counter medications for the common cold:

  • Decongestants - Our decongestant medications help to ease stuffiness and nasal congestion.
  • Antihistamines - Antihistamines medications help to ease runny nose and prevent sneezing.
  • Pain Relievers - Also, our experts use Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like naproxen, ibuprofen, and aspirin to help reduce inflammation, body aches, and fever symptoms.

In some cases, our common cold medications might include a mixture of these medications.

Furthermore, our trusted team ensures that you understand what you’re taking so you do not mistakenly take more than you should of any one kind of drug. The most familiar complications from our over-the-counter common cold medications include dizziness, dry mouth, nausea, dehydration, drowsiness, and headache.

Our specialist also asks if you have formerly received a diagnosis of high blood pressure. Certain medications help ease symptoms by restricting blood vessels and decreasing blood flow. Common cold lasts between 7 to 10 days, but it can also take two weeks.

Contact Us Today

If you are experiencing a common cold, contact us today at our practice to schedule a simple consultation. Our specialists will be happy to meet with you and recommend the ideal treatment for your common cold.