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A 19-year-old female asked:

Hot and cold sweats, no fever. nasal congestion and swollen glands green snot and chest mucus also green. is this the flu or a cold? or virus?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Virus but: Depends on the duration. If these symptoms have b een present for less than 10 days and are getting better, then they are likely from a cold virus. If the symptoms have been present for more than 10 days and are getting worse, then you likely have a bacterial sinusitis.
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