Colds and flu share many symptoms, so it can be difficult to tell them apart. But there are some signs that can help you figure out what’s wrong.
Use this chart to see what’s ailing you.
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This “Cold or Flu” chart offers general information about common symptoms. Always consult your doctor with questions about your individual condition(s) and/or circumstances.
This tool has been reviewed by medical experts and is for general educational purposes only. It is not a substitute for medical advice. The information in this tool should not be relied upon to make decisions about your health. Always consult your doctor with questions about your individual condition(s) and/or circumstances.
“Flu Symptoms & Severity.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 7, 2009. March 8, 2010.