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can allergies turn into a cold

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Maybe: If you are talking about hay fever, then it is a potential yes. Studies have shown that allergic people, especially those with asthma, often have an i ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Two different ?: Allergy occurs when your genes interact with the environment. There is a strong hereditary component to it. Treatments include avoidance of allergens, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Cold or allergies: Cold and allergy symptoms can be similar. Allergies tend to be chronic or recurrent and generally involve sneezing, itchy eyes, clear runny nose and/o ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Good question: Some time it is hard to tell. In general, when you have a cold, someone else in the family or office often has one. A cold is often associated with ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Time: A cold caused by a virus will last 5-7 days. Allergies can last days, weeks, months or even year round. With allergies there frequently is itching ( ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Allergy or cold: Colds may last one to two weeks, with runny nose, nasal congestion, cough and sometimes fever. Allergies may be similar but often last longer and ther ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Transiently.: Exercise raises your body's adrenaline production and this may lead to decongestion in the nasal mucous membrane. However the effect is not long last ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Body aches: With a cold, you have more systemic symptoms and you feel ill with feverishness and body aches. With allergies, you throat is sore but usually does no ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Duration of symptoms: The common cold will last 5-7 days. Allergies will last days, weeks, months, or years and timing is by seasons or exposures. With allergies there is ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Berson
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cold urticaria: Depends on the reaction. If you have a syndrome called familial cold urticaria it may be part of a spectrum of disease called cold autoinflammatory s ... Read More

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