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What activities should someone with infective rhinitis avoid?

When someone has infective rhinitis (common cold), the person usually feels slightly ill and tired. It is best to give the body as much rest as possible. Avoid strenuous physical activities. The first few days of the infection are when the person is most likely to pass the virus to others. Staying home from work or school during that time will give the body time to rest and fight the infection as well as prevent spreading the virus to others.

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