Spring Season or Autumn are known to be the most liked seasons by everybody, no matter which part of the world they live in. These seasons bring a pleasant atmosphere but also carry infections in the pleasant breeze. You might be eagerly waiting for these seasons, but end up covering your nose with a handkerchief throughout the day for you have a blocked nose and a soar throat. These infections could either result in an allergy or may even give you a cold. But how do you differentiate between the two?
Find Out Whether You Have A Cold Or Are You Having Allergies
Look into your handkerchief and check the color of your mucus as it the simplest indicator of a cold or an allergy. If the mucus is thick and discolored, you have a cold. Whereas, if it is colorless and clear, you have an allergy and would constantly have a running nose.
Retrace your steps back to when are where did you spend your time in the recent past. If you spent more time in a confined place with people feeling under the weather, there is a high probability that you caught infections from them, making you sniffle. If you spent more time outdoors, it is likely that you would have allergies.
Check the pollen count of your area. If you feel under the weather on high count days, then it goes without saying that you are allergic!
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