Is it allergies or a cold?
The weather is getting warmer. Spring is in bloom. The symptoms start: runny nose, congestion, sneezing, watery eyes and scratchy throat. So what do you have – nasal allergies or a cold?
If your symptoms last for more than two weeks, you may very well have nasal allergies. Here are some facts you should know:
Allergy symptoms may come all at once. However, you will not have the muscle aches or fever you may get with a cold or flu. If you have respiratory allergies, your symptoms may include:
Cold symptoms usually appear one at a time, and can linger for up to two weeks. If you have a cold (viral upper respiratory infection), your symptoms may include: