Are you experiencing cold and flu symptoms?

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Are you experiencing cold and flu symptoms?

#TisTheSeasonToBeSneezin’

Some cold and flu symptoms are well-known while others are not, and how do you tell the difference between whether you are experiencing cold symptoms or flu symptoms?

Cold Symptoms
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Sore throat
  • Sneezing
  • Cough
  • Headache or body aches
  • Mild tiredness
  • Colds come on gradually over a few days and are often milder than the flu. They usually get better in 7 to 10 days, although symptoms can last for up to 2 weeks.
Flu Symptoms
  • Dry, hacking cough
  • Moderate to high fever, although not everyone with the flu will run a fever
  • Sore throat
  • Shaking chills
  • Severe muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Stuffy and runny nose.
  • Severe fatigue that may last up to two weeks
  • Nausea and vomiting (most common in children)
  • Flu symptoms come on quickly and can be severe. They usually last 1 to 2 weeks.

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If you believe you may be experiencing symptoms of the cold or flu, visit us immediately so we can help you feel better, FAST! To find the nearest clinic to you, visit mainstreetfamilycare.com or kidsstreeturgentcare.com.