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Podcast Tuesday: Is It a Cold or Allergies? [AUDIO]

Chances are, if you don’t have a runny nose right now, you’ve had one recently. But it can be tough to tell whether you have a cold or seasonal allergies.

Do you have allergies?

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In this week’s podcast, Monica Lawrence, MD, who specializes in seasonal allergies, explains:

  • The difference between cold and allergy symptoms
  • Different over-the-counter allergy medications
  • How to avoid nasal spray overuse
  • How nasal irrigation methods like a Neti pot can help

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