Category: Nasal & Sinus  

Is it a cold or the flu?

Cold / Flu

Symptoms Cold Flu
fever rare characteristic, high (102-104F); lasts 3-4 days
headache rare prominent
general aches, pains slight usual; often severe
fatigue, weakness quite mild can last up to 2-3 weeks
extreme exhaustion never early and prominent
stuffy nose common sometimes
sneezing usual sometimes
sore throat common sometimes
chest discomfort, cough mild to moderate hacking cough common;can become severe
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