Differences between Cold and Allergies




Cold and allergy share some symptoms but they are not the same. Some of the allergy symptoms are runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes and dry skin and some of the cold symptoms are cough, sore throat and mild headache.

Melissa Franco, Family Medicine Physician at Baptist Health Primary Care, says with a cold you are aware when it starts and then you get better within three to five days.

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