What is the difference between a cold and an allergy?

Answer Cold and allergy symptoms can often be similar, making it difficult to tell which condition a person has. There are some differences however, in the characteristics of each condition.ColdsColds are... Read More »

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What is the difference between Flu and Allergy ...............?

Allergy: an allergic reaction to something, usually an environemental allergy such as pollen. Itchy eyes, throat are the most common; the cells that line the nose over-react and produce too much mu... Read More »

How to Understand the Difference Between a Gluten Allergy and Lactose Intolerance?

Gluten allergy and lactose intolerance have very similar symptoms and can be hard to distinguish from one another. They both cause gas, bloating, stomach pain, nausea and diarrhea after the consump... Read More »

What is the difference between a cold and the flu?

They are caused by different viruses and have slightly different symptoms. See related question below for the symptoms of the A-H1N1/09 "Swine Flu". The symptoms of the cold and flu can be hard t... Read More »

What is the difference between food allergy and food intolerance?

FOOD ALLERGY: A disorder of the immune system. This involves your body being hypersensitive to a particular substance/chemical found in particular foods. When a person consumes a substance they are... Read More »