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How to Tell if It is a Cold or an Allergy

When you start with a cough, runny nose, fever, or a sore throat, you always wonder if it is called or the allergies. Here, is a helpful picture from the National Institute of Health.

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Always consult your healthcare provider.

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Allergies or a cold: How to tell the difference – 23ABC News –

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Allergies or a cold: How to tell the difference – 23ABC News – TurnTo23.com.

Spring is just around the corner, but don’t be surprised to see winter weather — and viruses — linger a little longer. So what’s behind your stuffy nose: Spring allergies or a cold?

The two miseries share symptoms despite their different causes. But there are clues that can help you find the source of your spring sniffles and choose the right remedy.

“A cold can be accompanied by low-grade fever, sore throat and a cough, whereas allergies usually don’t have those things,” said Dr. William Schaffner, chair of preventive medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. “You might have a little bit of sore throat with allergies, but it’s mostly runny nose and red, itchy eyes.”

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