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2 colds in one month

Hi, about a month ago I had cold which cleared up in about a week. Then I went on a 2 week trip to Japan. There were a lot of sick people on trains and the theater and it seems that everywhere I went there were sick people all around me. A day before I was supposed to leave I got some cold symptoms and when I came back to the US I had another cold. Mostly a stuffed nose. Is it normal to get a cold twice in one month? My mom was traveling with me and was exposed to the same germs but did not get sick.

Thank you!
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With as many germs you were exposed to, yes, it's very likely you had multiple colds from multiple viruses, and this can be normal.  If you're not improving after 2 weeks, it's worth going to see the doctor.
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I am coughing with blocked nose aswell
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