U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 37-year-old member asked:

How can i confirm whether i have allergies or a cold?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Cold vs allergies: The duration may help to differentiate. A cold is short lived- allergic symptoms may continue as long as there is exposure to the triggers.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Related questions

A 50-year-old member asked:
How to tell if this is an allergy or cold?
2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
A 34-year-old member asked:
Can exercise help with allergies or a cold?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 44-year-old member asked:
How to tell if it's just allergies or a cold?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 49-year-old member asked:
How would i know if this is allergies or cold?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 45-year-old member asked:
What are good remedies for an allergy to cold?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Last updated Jul 9, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.