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Flu or Cold? Know the Differences - WebMD


Sep 17, 2016 ... A cold is a milder respiratory illness than the flu. While cold symptoms can make you feel bad for a few days, flu symptoms can make you feel ...

Difference Between Cold and Flu: Common Cold vs Flu - Healthline


Mar 23, 2015 ... It's not always easy to determine if you have a cold or the flu, but ... may be why colds are more common during the fall and winter months.

Is it flu or just a cold? Diagnosis can be difficult - USA Today


Jan 11, 2013 ... Doctors say if it's flu -- real influenza, not just what everyone calls "the flu" ... Symptoms of colds and flu are enough alike that diagnosis is tricky, ...

Could It Be Pneumonia? | Everyday Health


Oct 19, 2015 ... The common cold, flu, and pneumonia may all have similar symptoms of ... and sneezing, you might not care what you have — you just want relief. ... "Colds are caused by viruses, and the most common virus that causes the ...

Misconceptions about Seasonal Flu and Flu Vaccines - CDC


Nov 17, 2016 ... CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for just about everyone 6 months ... are associated with the common cold, cause symptoms similar to flu, ...

12 Cold & Flu Myths - Parents


As cold and flu season wears on, it's pretty likely you or someone in your family have played host to one of the unpleasant ..... Adults and older children with colds generally have a low fever or no fever. ... Myth #6: The flu just isn't that serious.

Cold or flu? - Live Well - NHS Choices


There are around 200 viruses that cause colds and just three that cause flu. There are many strains of these flu viruses, and the vaccine changes every year to ...

Is It a Cold or the Flu? - KidsHealth


Flu vs. Colds: A Guide to Symptoms. Questions, Flu, Cold. Was the onset of illness ... But don't be too quick to brush off your child's illness as just another cold .

Colds and the Flu - Family Doctor - FamilyDoctor.org


Learn about the symptoms of and treatments for colds and the flu. ... reaction to chickens or egg protein, or have a fever or illness that is more than “just a cold.” ...

Flu: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Prevention - Medical News Today


Jul 22, 2016 ... It is common to confuse flu with a bad cold. Flu and cold ... In the majority of cases , flu is not serious - it is just unpleasant. For some people ...

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Cold & Flu Quiz: Can You Tell the Difference?


Aug 23, 2016 ... Do you have a cold or the flu? Take this WebMD quiz to see which is which and what you can do to ease your symptoms.

10 Flu Myths - Harvard Health


MYTH: The flu is just a bad cold. Influenza may cause bad cold symptoms, like sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, hoarseness, and cough. But in the United ...

6 Signs It's More Than a Cold - Cold and Flu Center - Everyday Health


Nov 20, 2013 ... Learn the difference between a common cold and a more serious illness. ... "Most serious illnesses originally [start out] as colds," noted David .... provided for educational purposes only and is not to be used for medical advice, ...