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how can i tell if my congestion and itchy throat (with dry cough) and itchy, watery eyes are allergies or a cold?runny, irritatenose, but can breathe.

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Lack of fever is: A clue.
Answered on May 15, 2013
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