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What is infective rhinitis?

You don't feel well, you are tired, and your head feels stuffed. You have been sneezing, and you have a runny nose and a scratchy throat. Most likely you have infective rhinitis or the common cold. Your body has been invaded by any one of over 200 viruses that cause this infection that affects the nose and throat.

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