Cold and Flu
Is it the Cold or Flu?
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(Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)
|fever||rare||characteristic, high (102-104°F); lasts three to four days|
|general aches, pains||slight||usual; often severe|
|fatigue, weakness||quite mild||can last up to two to three weeks|
|extreme exhaustion||never||early and prominent|
|chest discomfort, cough||mild to moderate;
|common, can become severe|
Updated on: August 17, 2018