There are over 200 different viruses which can cause a common cold but they share many similar symptoms:
- Blocked nose
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Sinus pain
- Aches and pains
- Mucus and a mucus cough
- Dry and tickly or chesty cough
Unfortunately antibiotics won't help combat a cold or flu virus but there are lots of effective tried and trusted cold and flu remedies, such as those in the Lemsip range, readily available from your pharmacy, supermarket or even local shop. To achieve the maximum effect you just need to work out which of your symptoms is most troublesome and match them up to the most suitable product.
Check out some other articles related to cold and flu symptoms.