Today's Pollen Forecast for 07981 :

Pollen Forecast 07981 :

MEDIUM-HIGH

Colds vs allergies

It can be difficult to tell the difference between an allergyX allergy
An exaggerated response of the immune system to a substance that is ordinarily harmless.
and a cold, even for a doctor. Why? Because many of the symptoms can be similar.

These symptoms can appear in both colds and allergies

(although not all symptoms may appear)

SYMPTOMS ALLERGIES COLD
Symptoms occur all at once or within a few hours  
Coughing  
Sneezing
Runny nose
Headache  


Symptoms for allergies can vary and can be more prevalent in the spring and fall for seasonal allergiesX seasonal allergies
A chronic disease characterized by an overreaction of the immune system to certain allergens commonly found outside, such as tree, grass, or weed pollens,or mold spores. Also called hay fever, outdoor allergies.
sufferers.

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These symptoms are more typical of a cold*

SYMPTOMS ALLERGIES COLD
Mucus from coughing or sneezing is typically thick, yellow or green†  
Symptoms are accompanied by fever  
Symptoms can be more severe in the spring or fall  
Muscle aches  


*Colds can cause different symptoms and sometimes, the symptoms may be more severe. If you think you may have a cold, talk to your doctor.

†Yellow or green mucus discharge could indicate an infection requiring medical attention.

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WHIPPANY, NJ
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