Many people mistakenly perceive a cough for the disease. In fact, it acts as a protective reflex of the body to a certain pathogen - the virus, harmful microorganisms, the entry of foreign objects into the lungs and the respiratory tract.
Periodically appearing mukonasal secret can not be considered a symptom of the disease, rather mucus performs its natural function - protection, moisturizing the tissues of nasal passages. Coryza, which differs from natural secretions, in volume, intensity, color and consistency of discharge may be a sign of the first stage of the disease.
Runny nose, watery eyes, fever, sneezing, coughing are unpleasant symptoms that everyone has to face without exception. At one point, life fades, plans crumble, a wave of extreme discomfort surrounds the person.
When a barking cough occurs in a child with a fever, which is especially common with children of the first years of life, doctors strongly recommend that parents immediately seek medical help - in order to avoid serious consequences.