Asked by: Ghofran Wegrzymedical health cold and flu
How do I know if it's allergies or sinus infection?
Last Updated: 2nd April, 2020
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Furthermore, how do I know if it's allergies or a cold?
- Itchy and watery eyes are often telltale signs that thesymptomsare due to an allergy.
- A fever can occur with a severe cold, especially inchildren,but is not an allergy symptom.
- A sore throat can occur with allergies but is more common withacold.
Additionally, can you have a sinus infection and not know it? Most patients have several signs and symptomsatthe same time. Others may have some symptoms thatareintermittent; most do not have all symptoms at once.Thesigns and symptoms of a sinus infection or sinusitisincludethe following: Pressure or pain due to mucus pressingonsinus tissue or inflammation ofsinuses.
Also, what is the first sign of sinusitis?
Acute sinusitis usually starts withcoldlikesymptoms such as a runny, stuffy nose andfacialpain.
Can allergies make you feel sick and tired?
Yes, allergies can make you feel tired.Mostpeople with a stuffy nose and head caused by allergieswillhave some trouble sleeping. But allergic reactionscan alsorelease chemicals that cause you to feeltired. Alack of sleep and constant nasal congestion can giveyou ahazy, tired feeling.