Ok, I am confused about this. I shaved my head bald just for the hell of it 3 weeks ago, and the very next morning I woke up with what seemed to be a very annoying cold. I was sneezing a lot, I had a runny nose all day, and at work I was having to blow my nose every 2 minutes. I had to take Dayquil all throughout the day to survive. I wore a beanie on my head to bed the next night, and the very next day, it was like nothing was wrong with me at all. I was fine for the next two weeks, and then I decided to shave my head again. The exact same thing happened to me-woke up next morning with a nasty cold, but was gone the very next day. Now, as I understand it, it has been proven that you cannot catch the cold bug from just being cold or chilled....so why then, because my head was cold those two seperate nights, did I catch cold the very next day? And I always thought that a cold lasts for more than 24 hours. One other thing that I noticed-when I felt sick, but then sat in the jacuzzi submerged up to the top of my neck, all my symptoms dissappeared. Once that little tiny spot on the back of my neck(which had no hair at the time)was under hot water,or when a hot shower hit that spot,
all my cold symptoms were gone for the time being. What's up with that?
I am not sick now, and do not plan on shaving my head all the way again, but I am just very confused and curious about this. My father, who is a retired anesthesiologist, could not offer me any usefull explanations. He just seemed top stop responding to my email questions about "why". So any explanations will be appreciated. Thankyou.