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Cold vs. allergy: How do I know the difference?
|Aches and pains||never||sometimes|
|Recur at a certain time of year||often||rarely|
|Need for antibiotics||no||no|
|Warning time||symptoms occur after exposure to allergen||gets worse over several days|
|How long does it last||As long as your child is exposed to the allergen||usually 7 to 10 days|