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The symptoms of flu can include fever or feeling feverish/chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue (tiredness). Cold symptoms are usually. It’s important to know the difference between flu and cold symptoms. A cold is a milder respiratory illness than the flu. While cold symptoms can make you feel bad for a few days, flu symptoms can.

Flu tends to be much worse than a cold. And the flu, especially in children and older people, is more likely to lead to serious health problems such as pneumonia and a hospital stay. Rarel. You have several severe symptoms.

Though you may have cold-like issues such as the sniffles and stuffiness, the flu causes worse symptoms, too. Extreme exhaustion, headaches, feeling achy, a fever. Influenza — or the flu, as it’s better known — is another upper respiratory illness. Unlike a cold, which can hit at any time of year, the flu is generally seasonal. Flu season usually runs from.

Influenza, also known as the flu, is caused by the influenza virus, and unlike the cold, can be a seriously dangerous disease. Like a cold, the opening act of the flu is often fatigue, coughin. Dr Littlewood-Hilson said there is a ‘subtlety’ in differences between coronavirus, a cold and the flu.

The key sign of a common cold or cough is the presence of mucus – a Covid-19 cough is. The common cold and flu are both contagious viral infections of the respiratory tract. Although the symptoms can be similar, flu is much worse. A cold may drag you down a bit, but the flu can make. Flu.

Most people with flu are contagious for about 1 day before they show symptoms. Older children and adults with flu appear to be most contagious during the initial 3-4 days of their illness but many remain contagious for about 7 days. Infants and people with weakened immune systems can be contagious for even longer.

How Flu. Is It a Cold or Is It the Flu? Are you coming down with something?

Use this chart to see if your symptoms are more like a cold or the flu. (You will need to see your doctor to find out for sure.).

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In general flu symptoms are worse than a common cold, fever, generalized aching and dry cough are more common with flu, and a runny and stuffy nose are more common with a cold.

“Essentials of Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine E-Book” by Anne Ballinger
from Essentials of Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine E-Book
by Anne Ballinger
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

Common cold and flu are common syndromes of illness that are self-diagnosed on the basis of a grouping of familiar symptoms such as sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, nasal congestion, fever and muscle aches [1].

“Common Cold” by Ronald Eccles, Olaf Weber
from Common Cold
by Ronald Eccles, Olaf Weber
Birkhäuser Basel, 2009

Although a cold is sometimes accompanied by fatigue, aches, and fever, these symptoms are often present with the flu.

“Introduction to Epidemiology” by Ray M. Merrill
from Introduction to Epidemiology
by Ray M. Merrill
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2019

DESCRIPTION: Clinically, the difference between a cold and a flu is that flu presents with fever, general achiness, malaise, and sore throat; the common cold usually only affects the nasal and upper respiratory passages.

“The Natural Remedy Bible” by John B. Lust, Michael Tierra
from The Natural Remedy Bible
by John B. Lust, Michael Tierra
Pocket Books, 2003

The flu is caused by a virus, and it can have a host of symptoms, including fever and chills, coughing, sore throat, respiratory symptoms, and diarrhea.

“Nutrition Facts: The Truth About Food” by Karen Frazier
from Nutrition Facts: The Truth About Food
by Karen Frazier
Callisto Media Incorporated, 2015

Flu symptoms are more severe than cold symptoms (see table) and colds generally do not progress to more serious complications, such as pneumonia and bacterial infections, nor do they usually require hospitalization.

“Fundamentals of Microbiology” by Jeffrey C. Pommerville
from Fundamentals of Microbiology
by Jeffrey C. Pommerville
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2013

When people are infected by the influenza virus the first symptoms may be similar to those of the common cold (e.g. mild fever, runny nose), and at this early stage they are able to continue to pursue their lives normally.

“Misconceptions in Primary Science” by Michael Allen
from Misconceptions in Primary Science
by Michael Allen
McGraw-Hill Education, 2014

A cold is basically an infection of the linings of the nose and throat, and its familiar symptoms are nasal congestion, headache, sore throat, a runny nose, and a cough.

“The Reiki Bible: The Definitive Guide to Healing with Energy” by Eleanor McKenzie
from The Reiki Bible: The Definitive Guide to Healing with Energy
by Eleanor McKenzie
Sterling, 2009

Colds are milder; the hallmarks are sneezing and a runny nose, and rarely does a cold involve a fever.

“The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth” by Genevieve Howland
from The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth
by Genevieve Howland
Gallery Books, 2017

Signs and Symptoms Influenza is similar to the common cold in the way it is spread (i.e., through droplet infection); however, its symptoms differ from those of the common cold.

“Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing” by Adrianne Dill Linton, PhD, RN, FAAN
from Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing
by Adrianne Dill Linton, PhD, RN, FAAN
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015

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  • Patrick and Boris embrace to the detriment of the British people!!!!
    Scotland should immediately close the border with England and stop all air and rail connections!!!!!!

  • Dr Stevo gave horrible advice about the flu. He never mentioned preventative maintenance and to please go to your doctor or urgent care if you have had any of these symptoms for more then 3 days. And yes I am an ER doctor…..
    I personally got very sick by trying to stuck the flu out for 7 days in hopes or would get better with OTC meds and hydration. Not only did I test positive for influenza but it spread to my ears causing bilateral ear infection. So, don’t do what these people say. 3 days and if not better take yourself in..

  • I have a sore throat and it burns but there’s no fever or cough, but still hurts really bad ��, can this crisis just go away, I’ve become so paranoid, im at home living with 6 other people in my family, don’t wanna infect them nor i wanna go to the doctor cuz i don’t have a car and i don’t want to go by public transport and infect others no matter what the disease is, wtf should i dooooo?????!!!!!

  • How are people just supposed to make an extra room just appear out of nowhere? Alcohol and Clorox where is he finding those at?������

  • I’m ill at the minute all my symptoms are stuffy nose, fuzzy head, lethargic, tight chest and sneezing, I’ve had it for the past 4 days and it’s gotten worse from day 1 would this be a typical cold or the flu? I feel pretty bad but not bad enough to call in sick for work

  • Covid19 is Common flu..there are very clear evidence.
    I am not affraid tobe infected..but i m afraid world crumbling bc believing this fake virus.

  • Here are some FACTS.

    The flu, has a mortality rate of 7.1% of “confirmed cases” (check cdc for last weeks mortality rate of “confirmed cases”). Not.01% like many throw around. That number is an estimate based on how many people they think are infected with the flu.

    When we hear that covid 19 has a mortality rate of 3%, that is not 3% of estimated infected, its 3% of “confirmed cases”. If we compare apples to apples, covid 19, acording to statistics is half as deadly as the flu.

    I estimate that millions of people in the u.s. already have covid 19, and the only reason the numbers are going up, and will keep going up, is because we just started testing for it, and will do more and more tests.

    South Korea was the only country that did the testing right. They didnt test only people with symptoms, they tested the healthy as well to see how much of the population has covid 19. The results….. 3% of the population has covid 19. They would have never known that if they tested only the sick.

    If we assume that covid 19 spreads the same way it does in south korea, a good estimate of total infected in the u.s. is around 10 million. Now put this along side the number of deaths we have from covid 19.

    If you compare the “estimated mortality rate for the whole population” the flu is.01% where the covid 19 is around.00003%.

    Problem is, we dont have a real estimate of total infected with covid 19. So we have to look at “confirmed cases”. But then we must compare to the “confirmed cases” of the flu, and the factual mortality of the flu, which is 7.1%.

    Comparing apples to oranges is what started this mess.

    Thank you.

  • I am more concerned about the lack of essentials and toilet papers due to people unnecessarily bulk buying which in itself has made things alot worse, than the actual virus. Yes I said it.

  • Okay so like. My symptons that i also have with a cold or the flu. Were all there in around 2-3 days. Is t hat fast or slow. Because im kinda scared for coronavirus

  • The hay fever season is due to start.they really need to be able to test whether you have had it or got it and stop telling people to self isolate every time they get a sniffle.

  • whats about couriers copanies?, dpd, parcel force, ups, yodel, fedex, and many others.????? half of the couriers spreading coronavirus from home to home. every single courier must visit over 100 hoses every day, but across the country tounsands couriers are carinng their jobs and visiting milions houses. the couriers with coronavirus symptoms are still working because of the stuff shortage.nobody care about it, most important is delivering chinese stuff to customers than peoples live. the couriers have no choice, even if you are sick, you must work otherwise you will lose your job, specialy self imployed couriers, they arent entitled to sick pay and nobody care about them.why courier companies arent closed??????????????? they are spreading the coronavirus to new tounsands people every single day.

  • Vast areas of the uk not effected towns, villages and some cities, this is not Ebola the world is not ending unfortunately the sheeple are still praying to the media for answers who are enjoying every moment