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Is It a Cold or the Flu? ┆Symptoms








Symptoms
Cold
Flu

Fever Rare Characteristic, high
(100-102°F); lasts three to four days

Headache Rare Prominent

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

Stuffy Nose Common Sometimes

Sneezing Usual Sometimes

Sore Throat Common Sometimes

Chest Discomfort,
Cough
Mild to moderate;
hacking cough
Common; can become severe

Complications
Sinus congestion
or earache
Bronchitis, pneumonia;
can be life-threatening

Prevention
None Annual vaccination; Symmetrel, Flumadine, or
Tamiflu (antiviral drugs)

Treatment
Only
temporary
relief of symptoms
Symmetrel, Flumadine, Relenza,
or Tamiflu within 24-48 hours
after onset of symptoms

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