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oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Is it flu or allergy? : review

 

Abstract

Patients often present at the pharmacy with complaints of "flu". Although flu is a common illness, the word "flu" is often used loosely to describe general feelings of ill health. However, in many instances, symptoms may be confused with those of an allergy. It is important to know and understand the difference between influenza and allergies such as hayfever, in order to ensure correct diagnosis and offer appropriate therapeutic approaches. This article will review the clinical manifestations of influenza and allergic rhinitis, and highlights the difference between these two illnesses.

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2014-05-01
2016-12-04
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