Cold Allery or Sinus Infection

During the fall and winter months, many of us will experience a runny nose, sneezing and nasal congestion at one time or another. These symptoms may last for a few days — or a few weeks. When symptoms are relatively mild, and not accompanied by fevers, chills, or colorful nasal discharge, it may be difficult to tell what exactly is going on. Is it a cold, allergies, or worse — a sinus infection. These conditions may have very similar symptoms, and even a physician may have a difficult time telling them apart. However, there are some telltale signs that can differentiate a cold from an allergy, and a cold from a sinus infection. If your symptoms are mild, you may be able to solve this mystery at home — but if symptoms are prolonged or severe, it’s best to see your doctor.

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Cold Alery or Sinus Infection