home > cold and flu center > cold and flu a-z list > cold flu allergy index Cold, Flu, Allergy Cold, Flu, AllergyRelated Doctor's & Expert's Views « Back to Cold, Flu, Allergy Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Acute Bronchitis Treatment Treatment Medications and Home Remedies Are You Too Sick to Work? Cold & Flu FAQs Cold and Cough Medicine for Infants and Children: A Doctor's View Cold Prevention Tips: Audio Newsletter - October 2005 Colds: 10 Tips to Prevent The Common Cold Common Cold FAQs Contagious FAQs Diabetes - Appropriate Cold Medicine Flu Shot Fiasco, Critical Incident Report Flu: Waiting for Flu Shots, a Real Reality Show Nasal Flu Vaccine for Children OTC Cold and Cough Medications Pharmacy Visit, How To Get The Most Out of Your Visit Shortness of Breath & VP Cheney Whooping Cough Symptoms Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Cold & Flu FAQs Contagious FAQs Common Cold FAQs Cold and Cough Medicine for Infants and Children: A Doctor's View Are You Too Sick to Work? Acute Bronchitis Treatment Treatment Medications and Home Remedies Colds: 10 Tips to Prevent The Common Cold Pharmacy Visit, How To Get The Most Out of Your Visit OTC Cold and Cough Medications Whooping Cough Symptoms Diabetes - Appropriate Cold Medicine Cold Prevention Tips: Audio Newsletter - October 2005 Shortness of Breath & VP Cheney Flu: Waiting for Flu Shots, a Real Reality Show Flu Shot Fiasco, Critical Incident Report Nasal Flu Vaccine for Children Suggested Reading on Cold, Flu, Allergy Treatments by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 17 articles Common Cold The common cold (viral upper respiratory tract infection) is a contagious illness that may be caused by various viruses. Symptoms include a stuffy nose, Fever Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 F (37 C), in practice, a person is usually not considered to have a significant Flu (Influenza) Influenza ( Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis) Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) is an irritation of the nose caused by pollen and is associated with the following allergic symptoms: nasal congestion, runny Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) Sinus infection (sinusitis) is caused by allergies, infection, and chemicals or other irritants of sinuses. Signs and symptoms are headache, fever, and Sore Throat Sore throats are generally described as pain or discomfort in the throat area. A sore throat may be caused by bacterial or viral infections; toxins, irritants, Frozen Shoulder A frozen shoulder ( Respiratory Syncytial Virus Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) Chronic Rhinitis and Post-Nasal Drip Allergic rhinitis symptoms include an itchy, Allergy (Allergies) An allergy refers to a misguided reaction by our immune system in response to bodily contact with certain foreign substances. When these allergens come Nosebleed Nosebleed is common in dry climates during winter months, and in hot dry climates with low humidity. Individual taking blood clotting medications, aspirin, Cold Sores (Nongenital Herpes Simplex Infections) Herpes simplex infections are common and when they appear around the mouth and lips, people often refer to them as "cold sores" and "fever blisters." Canker Bronchitis (Acute) Bronchitis is inflammation of the airways in the lung. Acute bronchitis is is short in duration (10 to 20 days) in comparison with chronic bronchitis, Mold Mold exposure may cause symptoms in people who are sensitive to molds. Symptoms of mold allergy include sneezing, runny nose, wheezing, coughing, redness 20 Sore Throat Home Remedies A sore throat can be caused by viral infections like the common cold, the flu, or mumps. Sore throats caused by bacterial infections include diphtheria, Is a Sinus Infection Contagious? Sinus infection (sinusitis) is infection (viral, bacterial, or fungal) or inflammation of the sinuses. Sympotms of sinus infection are cough, bad breath, What Is Mucus? Mucus is a normal substance produced by lining tissues in the body. Excess mucus or mucus that is yellow, green, brown, or bloody may indicate a problem. Medications 22 articles Procedures & Tests 2 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 24 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 13 articles Health News 52 articles Health Features 14 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox! From WebMD Cold and Flu Resources Cold or Allergy? Is It a Cold, Strep or Tonsillitis? Are We Close to a Cure for Cancer? Featured Centers Feeling Short of Breath? What to Eat When You Have Cancer Top 3 Anaphylaxis Triggers Health Solutions From Our Sponsors Frequent Constipation? Greater Food Accessibility Exclusives What Does Psoriasis Look Like? How to Prevent Muscle Cramps Blood Clot? Know the Signs and Symptoms Allergy Triggers: Do You Know Yours?