04 June 2020
HealthDay Reports: Are Your Symptoms From COVID-19 or Seasonal Allergies?
Here's how to tell the real differences between a cold, seasonal allergies and COVID-19.
Are Your Symptoms From COVID-19 or Seasonal Allergies?
THURSDAY, June 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In the thick of the coronavirus pandemic, it might be hard to tell if you've come down with COVID-19, spring allergies or a cold, which all have some similar symptoms.
Fever and dry cough are common symptoms of COVID-19, along with shortness of breath and difficulty breathing, sore throat, diarrhea, fatigue, chills, muscle pain, loss of taste and smell, and body aches.
But it's rare for fever or diarrhea to occur with a cold or seasonal allergies, according to Dr. Michael Benninger, chairman of the Head and Neck Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.