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      The Flu vs. Cold:
      Whats the difference?

      Sometimes its hard to tell whether or not we have the flu or just a cold.
      Check out the information below to learn what sets the two apart.

      Get the Facts About Flu Symptoms

    What do your symptoms say?

    Click the cold or flu buttons to see if you are showing signs of the flu or a cold. Both can have similar symptoms. However, symptoms like fever, body aches, fatigue, and coughing tend to be more intense with the flu compared with the cold. In addition, people with colds are more likely to have extra symptoms like a runny nose.1-4 While you are sick, limit your contact with others and discuss your symptoms with your doctor to see if you should get tested for the flu.

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    Headaches Fever Body Aches Chills Coughing