A member asked:
i am having head congestion, watery eyes and sneezing. coughing beginning from drainage from nose. allergies or flu?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Andrew Murphy answered
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Both flu and allergies can cause upper respiratory symptoms. Flu however will be associated with high fever and resolve in 7-10 days. Allergy symptoms, depending upon exposure, can last a day or two ( think cat exposure) to months ( pollens).
Answered on Jan 21, 2019
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