A 20-year-old female asked:
What is the difference between a cold and allergies. i have a sore throat, stuffy runny nose, a cough and i just feel cloudy.?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Cold verses allergy: Allergy is ahereditary disease where you react to something in your environment.
A cold is caused by a viral disease and can cause the symptoms you describe. If it persists longer than 10 days it might be a allergy as colds last a week or two.
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