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Treating the Common Cold in Children

That's good. These symptoms are uncommon with a cold, and are more common with other illnesses, such as influenza (the flu) or gastroenteritis.

Now we can address helping your child feel better. Since there is no specific therapy available to fight the cold virus, treatment is aimed at relieving symptoms.

Click here to see the list of symptoms associated with a cold.

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