Do I have a common cold?

Patient: What do I have? My throat feels dry and itchy and I have difficulty swallowing. It’s mildly painful to do so and I have the urge to cough a lot. My voice feels weak and unclear. I rarely cough and when I have a cold,I tend to sneeze and have a runny nose,accompanied with a sore throat.

Symptoms: Coughing,difficulty swallowing