Cold versus flu? What are the differences between cold and flu symptoms?

Cold is mildler. Last few day with fever les then 102f flu on the other hand lasts longer with temp up to 103-104, lasts longer and gives more complications.
The . The common cold and the flu are different illnesses caused by different viruses, but they share similar symptoms: cough, sore throat, sneezing, fever, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, chills, tiredness, diarrhea, and vomiting. Some general differences to look for: common cold:.