How to know if you have a common cold?

It’s almost November end and many, besides enjoying the winter breeze, are getting affected by the viruses lurking around. Runny nose, sore throat, congestion, sneezing and cough are some of the symptoms taking a toll on people’s health. As long as it is a common cold, it is likely to get cured on its own in just three to four days. However, if it’s something more serious, one should take proper care and caution.