ALLERGIES OR THE COMMON COLD: HOW TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE
If you or your child experience the classic runny nose, bout of sneezing, or annoying cough, you may be wondering if what you’re dealing with is allergies or the common cold. Sometimes this confusion can cause more stress, especially if you’re worried that you or your loved one might be contagious. There are a few easy ways to distinguish the differences, however. The season you find yourself in can often be a pretty good indicator of what your symptoms can be attributed to, especially in warmer months, but below we’ll break down a bit more about what to do if you have a cold that mimics allergies or vice versa.