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Published on April 09, 2019

Is It Allergies or a Cold?

Joel Gallagher, MD

Do you know the difference between a cold and allergies? With similar symptoms, like sneezing and a runny nose, how can you tell? Knowing the difference can lead to a faster recovery. Joel Gallagher, MD, with Allergy and Asthma Center of North Carolina, a member of Cone Health Medical Group, answers the question “Is it an allergy or a cold?