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Cold or Flu?

Symptoms Cold Flu
Fever Rare Usual, high (102 to 104 degrees)
Headache Rare Common
Aches, pains Slight Usual, often severe
Fatigue Sometimes Usual, can last up to 3 weeks
Extreme Exhaustion Never Usual, at start of illness
Stuffy Nose Common Sometimes
Sneezing Usual Sometimes
Sore Throat Common Sometimes
Chest Discomfort, cough Mild to moderate Common, can be severe