While flu and common cold symptoms can be similar, in general, flu symptoms are worse than the common cold. Please consult your healthcare provider for any symptoms that are severe or concerning and ask for a flu test.
Fever* or feeling feverish/chills
Runny or stuffy nose
Muscle or body aches
Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults.
*It’s important to note that not everyone with flu will have a fever.
Mucus dripping down your throat (post-nasal drip)
Fever (although most people with colds do not have fever)
All information listed on this page is taken from CDC.
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