Colds usually start to bother us in the period from the beginning of September to the end of April. This year, however, queues of patients in front of private doctors’ offices began to form already at the beginning of August. Gypita from Plovdiv claim that children are the most affected, but more and more often patients between 40 and 65 years of age also complain of symptoms. The signs and symptoms of a cold can vary from patient to patient, and all are relatively mild. The incubation period for the common cold is short and usually lasts two to five days. The most common symptoms are nasal discharge, which can also be purulent, stuffy nose, cough and sore throat. Complaints of fever, muscle aches, sneezing, hoarse voice, burning eyes, loss of appetite and earache are less common. A cold is a mild illness that subsides in 7 to 10 days. The cough and general malaise can accompany us for up to three weeks. In children, problems last longer than in adults, but usually the symptoms subside within two weeks at the most.
The flu hasn’t hit yet. This happens in the winter months, and it is not excluded that he will be significantly damaged, according to doctors.