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Published: December, 2006; Vol 3, Num 7

 

Cough + Sneeze = Cold or Flu?

Many symptoms of cold and flu are similar, but the treatments are different. That sneezing, sore throat and cough you have may be the start of a cold…or is it the flu?

Which do you have and what do you do?

To help with your diagnosis and plan of attack, here’s a chart from the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institute of Health and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.