COLD vs. ALLERGIES

Allergies peak around mid-March and end around mid-October. Allergies are a chronic condition. While a cold is usually from November to February, but is not a chronic condition.

COLD vs. FLU

With a Cold you may experience a runny nose, cough, headache, and low grade fever. While, with the Flu you may experience a runny nose, cough, headache, fever, body aches, and chills.

Symptoms Cold Allergy Flu
Fever Uncommon Uncommon Very common
Headache Rare Sometimes Very common
General aches and pains Rare Rare Very common
Fatigue and Weakness Rare Rare Very common
Runny, Congested Nose Very common Very common Sometimes
Sneezing Common Very common Sometimes
Sore Throat Sometimes Rare Very common
Cough, Chest Discomfort Sometimes Very common Very common