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How do I manage my infective rhinitis on a daily basis?

Your infective rhinitis (common cold) will probably last 10-14 days. You can manage your cold on a daily basis by using over-the-counter medications to reduce the severity and duration of the symptoms. These medications include antihistamines to help stop your runny nose, pain relievers to reduce fever and body aches, cough syrups to sooth your irritated throat and reduce coughing, and decongestants to help you breathe easier. Stay away from others to prevent spreading the cold, get as much rest as possible, and drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration.

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