Confused about my sickness?

Update: I have had a cold since 28 November and my symptoms then were excessive spitting, having to blow my nose, and headaches. It is now 3 January and all of those symptoms are gone, except for the spitting. I cannot stop salivating and when I try to swallow it, it feels like it's clogging my throat. What should I... show more I have had a cold since 28 November and my symptoms then were excessive spitting, having to blow my nose, and headaches. It is now 3 January and all of those symptoms are gone, except for the spitting. I cannot stop salivating and when I try to swallow it, it feels like it's clogging my throat. What should I do?

I have been drinking recently, but I've stopped on the first since I realised it wasn't wise to keep doing that while I'm sick. Is that a probable cause?
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