Monday, October 29, 2012
Common Cold Versus Flu - an Easy to Read Comparison
In summary, because both illnesses are respiratory viruses the symptoms can overlap. It can be clinically impossible to distinguish a mild flu from a severe cold. However, influenza is usually a much more severe illness with the degree of fatigue, body aches, fever and cough. If you feel you may have a cold, or the flu, see your primary care physician as soon as possible.