Common Cold Appointments in Meridian, ID

Feeling under the weather? Book an affordable cold and flu consult in Meridian, ID and save up to 60% on your visit. Available today at affordable cash prices - without insurance mark-ups, hidden fees, or surprise bills. No insurance needed.

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Jalandria Gurley, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

  • Family medicine
  • "Doctor was understanding, compassionate and offered great insight and expertise"
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

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Sasha Lee, FNP-BC

  • Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

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Maninder Kaur, NP

  • Adult health
  • "On time. Listened well. Believed my symptoms were real and prescribed medication to help."
  • $5 MEDS
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Salimah Jones, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "... she listened to everything I had to say and then prescribed what I needed ..."
  • 5
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

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Nicole Baldwin, NP

  • Urgent care
  • "She was kind, patient and thorough. Will definitely use your service again."
  • $5 MEDS

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Patrick Curry, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. Patrick Curry was wonderful. He explained everything, was very understanding and polite, had great knowledge in the medicine he prescribed. I am beyond impressed and I shall use him again and refer family and friends."
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

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Shannon Leake, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Shannon leake is literally the best. So caring. You can tell she literally cares for people genuinely & makes you feel great about yourself. 100/10 recommend visiting with her."
  • $5 MEDS

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Tod Work, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Today Work, NP put me at ease. He asked questions and listened to me. He was kind and efficient."
  • 5
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. John Ibrahim, MD

  • Internal medicine
  • $5 MEDS

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Amaechi Ozor, NP

  • Family medicine
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Mohammad Khan, MD

  • Internal medicine
  • "The appointment was for my 85 year old mother and it went really well. The doctor was attentive to my mom and listened to me when needed. Sesame made it easy for my mom (who was visiting me) to see a doctor! Thanks!"
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Archana Reddy, MD

  • Emergency medicine
  • "Excellent, thorough visit!"
  • $5 MEDS

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Andrea Abbott, FNP

  • Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Joseph Nichols, MD

  • Family medicine
  • "... was great and arranged my prescription with my local pharmacy immediately."
  • 5
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Kenneth Akey, MD

  • Pediatrics

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    Monica Orozco Cantillo, NP

    • Family medicine

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      Family medicine nurse practitioner

      • Nampa, ID 83687
      • Female
      • 5
      • Scheduled by Sesame

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      Family medicine doctor

      • Caldwell, ID 83605
      • Male
      • Scheduled by Sesame

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      Family medicine nurse practitioner

      • Meridian, ID 83642
      • Female
      • 4.6
      • Scheduled by Sesame

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      Family medicine doctor

      • Boise, ID 83702
      • Female
      • 3.7
      • Scheduled by Sesame

      About cold

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      A cold is a viral infection that infects the upper respiratory system (the nose and throat). There are over 200 types of viruses that can cause a cold, and the infection is highly contagious. Most healthy people will experience at least one cold every year. Infection is more common in the winter as people are near each other indoors more often.

      Common symptoms of a cold include:

      • Stuffy or runny nose
      • Sneezing
      • Cough
      • Sore throat
      • Headache
      • Fever
      • Nasal congestion
      • Body aches

      Variations of the rhinovirus are the most common causes of a cold. These viruses can infect you by entering your body through your eyes, nose, or mouth. Adults rarely experience fever symptoms when dealing with a common cold. In fact, one of the surest ways to tell the difference between a cold or a flu infection is the presence of fever symptoms.

      Common colds are generally very mild and require little to no medical attention. However, severe infections can lead to complications such as:

      • Asthma
      • Ear infections
      • Sinus infections
      • Acute bronchitis (chest cold)

      If you are experiencing the symptoms of a cold, avoid going out in public. The infection is easily spread through airborne droplets and on surfaces. Practice good hygiene and rest until your symptoms have passed.

      Treatment Options

      Below are common treatment options for a cold. During your visit, talk to your health care provider about the best treatment for your cold, and tips to prevent spreading the infection.

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