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Introduction: Cold

Description of Cold

Cold (medical condition): Almost everyone is familiar with the feeling you get when you start a common cold, such as a sore throat, runny nose, sneezing ...more

Cold: See also:

Common cold:
  »Introduction: Common cold
  »Symptoms of Common cold
  »Treatments for Common cold

Cold: a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs); "will they never find a cure for the common cold?".
Source: WordNet 2.1

Cold: An absence of warmth or heat or a temperature notably below an accustomed norm.
Source: MeSH 2007

Cold: Related Topics

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Cold as a Disease

Cold: Another name for Common cold (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Common cold
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  »Treatments for Common cold

Cold: Related Diseases

Cold: Cold is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Cold

Some of the causes of Cold are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Cold (Common cold)

Some of the symptoms of Cold incude:

Treatments for Cold (Common cold)

Treatments for Cold (Common cold) include:

Treatment of Cold: For more treatment information about Cold, see treatment of Common cold (Cold)

Cold: Article Excerpts about Common cold

Sneezing, scratchy throat, runny nose everyone knows the first signs of a cold, probably the most common illness known.... (Source: excerpt from The Common Cold, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Cold as a Symptom

Cold (symptom): Another name for Cold-like symptoms.
  »Introduction: Cold-like symptoms
  »Causes of Cold-like symptoms

Cold (symptom): Symptoms similar to the common cold....more »

Cold (symptom): Everyone is familiar with the stuffy nose, sore throat, and cough from a common cold. This section focuses on symptoms similar to ... more

Cold: See also Cold-like symptoms:
  »Introduction: Cold-like symptoms
  »Causes of Cold-like symptoms

Cold (symptom): Sneezing, scratchy throat, runny nose everyone knows the first signs of a cold, probably the most common... (Source: excerpt from The Common Cold, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

More information on symptom: Cold-like symptoms:

Cold: Treatments

Cold (treatment): Another name for Cold therapy.

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Cold: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Cold:

Terms associated with Cold:

Terms Similar to Cold:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Cold:

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Broader terms for Cold

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Cold

The following list attempts to classify Cold into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • respiratory disease,respiratory disorder,respiratory illness
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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