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What symptoms of the flu differ from those of a common cold?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Flu

Generally has fever (102-103), sore throat, and achiness all over or in joints.
Common cold is milder with fewer symptoms and does not have the achiness all over. May have mild sore throat and usually low grade temp if any.

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In brief: Flu

Generally has fever (102-103), sore throat, and achiness all over or in joints.
Common cold is milder with fewer symptoms and does not have the achiness all over. May have mild sore throat and usually low grade temp if any. Get an answer that is personalized to you ›
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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