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Is it a cold or allergies?

Ask the doctors Q. I feel like I have a perpetual cold all winter, every winter. Iím stuffy and sneezy and it never seems to get better. Do you think it could be allergies? How can I tell the difference? A. Colds and allergies produce many of the same symptoms: a runny nose, tiredness, and sometimes a sore throat. But they have different causes ó a virus causes colds, while…

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