Symptom: Cold-like symptoms
Cold-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to the common cold.
Introduction: Everyone is familiar with the stuffy nose, sore throat, and cough from a common cold. This section focuses on symptoms similar to a runny nose; see also other sections on sore throat, cough, and headache. For comparison see the list of conditions with flu-like symptoms.
Although a cold or other upper respiratory infection is most common, there are several other possibilities. This list includes flu, allergic rhinitis (either perennial rhinitis or seasonal rhinitis), chronic rhinitis, sinusitis, otisis media, bronchitis, and pneumonia. Cold-like symptoms can also be the start of other conditions such as whooping cough, measles, mumps, or mononucleosis.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Cold-like symptoms:
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Types of Cold-like symptoms: runny nose (29), stuffed nose (29), sneezing (13)
Symptoms related to Cold-like symptoms: respiratory symptoms (172), lung symptoms (123), fever (279), flu-like symptoms (44), sore throat (60), cough (87)
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Possible causes of symptom: Cold-like symptoms: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Cold-like symptoms as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Common cold
- Respiratory syncytial virus
- Allergic reaction (type of Adverse reaction)
- Hay fever
- Allergic rhinitis
- Whooping cough
- Nasal polyps
- Nasal foreign body
- Nasal tumor
- Brain injury - causing nasal leakage of CSF
- Other causes of runny nose
- stuffy nose or cold-like symptoms
Conditions listing symptoms: Cold-like symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Cold-like symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Medical Tools & Articles:
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- Medical Statistics Center
- Medical Treatment Center
- Prevention Center
- Medical Tests Center