It certainly isn’t convenient that the COVID-19 pandemic has overlapped with seasonal allergies. The annual cough and sneeze may now seem more concerning.
So how do you determine if your sniffles are COVID-19-related or just seasonal allergies?
- Shortness of breath
Other symptoms may include:
- Nasal congestion or runny nose
- Sore throat
- Loss of the sense of taste or smell
When it comes to allergies, patients are more likely to experience the following symptoms:
- Itchy eyes
- Itchy nose
- Runny congested nose
- Sore throat or cough associated with post-nasal drip