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I always get a cold around the same time each year. Could this be allergies?

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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Possibly

If your 'cold' occurs when pollen counts are high in your region, this could be indicative of allergies.

In brief: Possibly

If your 'cold' occurs when pollen counts are high in your region, this could be indicative of allergies.
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely

Nobody gets their "yearly" cold.
And it never should come at the same time. What you believe to be a cold is almost certainly your allergies manifesting as plugged nose, runny nose, cough, headaches, fatigue, aches and pains. Unless you have fevers/chills, this is almost certainly your allergy symptoms. It would be best to see an allergy specialist for testing to know exactly what u r allergic to.

In brief: Absolutely

Nobody gets their "yearly" cold.
And it never should come at the same time. What you believe to be a cold is almost certainly your allergies manifesting as plugged nose, runny nose, cough, headaches, fatigue, aches and pains. Unless you have fevers/chills, this is almost certainly your allergy symptoms. It would be best to see an allergy specialist for testing to know exactly what u r allergic to.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
This is true but has anyone looked in your ear?? What if it is just packed with wax that is putting pressure on your ear drum? What if it is due to allergies that are blocking flow from the ear tube into the maxillary sinus?? And even if it were to be infection, most times it is a viral cause. 1st things first.....have someone LOOK IN YOUR EAR.
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