COVID-19, Cold, Flu, or Allergy?

25-01-2022

Posted By: Envision2bWell

COVID-19, Cold, Flu, or Allergy?

COVID-19, Cold, Flu, or Allergy?

 

Know the Difference

You’re feeling pretty lousy. You’ve got sniffles, sneezing, and a sore throat. Is it COVID-19, a cold, flu, or allergies? It can be hard to tell them apart because they share so many symptoms. But understanding the differences will help you choose the best treatment. If you suspect you may have COVID-19, get yourself tested as soon as possible. 

 

Symptoms and signs of COVID-19, Cold, Flu and Allergy

 

*Information is still evolving.

**Allergies, colds and flus can trigger asthma, which can lead to shortness of breath. COVID-19 is the only one linked to shortness of breath on its own.

 

Sources: AIPM, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), College of Allergy, World Health Organization (WHO)

 

 

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