Colds, Flus & Sore Throats

The common cold, flu, and sore throats are common, yet irritating health issues that are very prevalent across college campuses. Find out how to prevent, identify, and treat these illnesses.

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Colds

How can you help prevent the spread of germs that cause the common cold? If you’re feeling under the weather, what are the best ways to get your body healthy again? Look here for the answers to these and more questions about the common cold.

Flu

The flu affects hundreds of Georgetown students every year and can be very detrimental to your academics, athletics, extracurriculars, or social life. Look here to find out more about signs and symptoms to look for, prevention techniques, and treatment.

Sore Throat

Sore throats are very common and can be very painful. Most sore throats are caused by minor illnesses, and go away without medical treatment. However, there are many different causes of a sore throat, some of which do require medical care. Look here for clues as to what might be causing your sore throat, and ways to treat it.