Is It a Cold or Allergy?

  • Sneezing, coughing, and a runny nose are symptoms of:

     

    A. A cold

     

    B. Allergies

     

    C. Either one

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  • If you're allergic to something, a reaction usually begins within:

     

    A. A few seconds or minutes

     

    B. 24 hours

     

    C. Several days

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  • If you're around someone with a cold, you might get sick within:

     

    A. 24 hours

     

    B. 2-3 days

     

    C. 2-3 weeks

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  • Having aches, pains, or a fever means you probably have a cold, not allergies.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • If you have a cough or your throat hurts, you must have a cold.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • A cold usually lasts:

     

    A. 3 days

     

    B. 1 week

     

    C. 2 weeks

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  • Antibiotics can help treat a cold, but not allergies.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Which can trigger an asthma attack?

     

    C. Either one

     

    A. A cold

     

    B. Allergies

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  • A thick yellow or green nasal discharge is normal with a cold.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • The most common reason kids miss school and parents miss work is:

     

    A. Colds

     

    B. Allergies

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