(WebMD) October 28, 2014 - WebMD's Cold, Flu & Cough Health Center has all the tips and information to help you get through the flu season.
Cold and Flu Overview
The common cold, including chest cold and head cold, and seasonal flu are caused by viruses. Use over-the-counter cold medications to relieve symptoms including sore throat, runny nose, congestion, and cough. Flu symptoms are similar, but include fever, headache and muscle soreness. See a doctor who may prescribe antiviral medications Relenza or Tamiflu.