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    Do I Have A Cold or Hayfever Quiz

    Who is the ‘Do I Have A Cold or Hayfever' quiz for?

    Do you find yourself asking the question: Do I have a cold or hayfever? Take the UK Meds common cold vs hay fever symptoms quiz and find out! 

    What does the ‘Do I Have A Cold or Hayfever quiz’ consist of?

    This quick, fun quiz can help you to gain an understanding of if you might be suffering from the symptoms of a common cold or hay fever. 

    Just answer a few simple questions and get an overview of the type of health condition you might be experiencing – take the ‘Do I Have A Cold or Hayfever’ quiz now!

    Then, find out what your answers mean.

    How accurate is the Do I Have A Cold or Hayfever quiz?

    NOTE: Regardless of your results, if you think you may be experiencing a common cold or hay fever it is important to always seek medical advice from your doctor or a healthcare professional as soon as possible.

    Do I Have A Cold or Hayfever quiz

    Do I Have A Cold or Hay Fever Quiz

    Answer the following questions to get an idea of the health condition you may be experiencing (you can find out what your answers mean down below).

    1) Do you have a runny or stuffy nose?

    a) Yes, I have a runny nose.

    b) Yes, I have a stuffy nose.

    c) No, my nose is fine.


    2) Are you sneezing or sniffling?

    a) Yes, I am sneezing.

    b) Yes, I am sniffling.

    c) No, I am not experiencing either.


    3) Do you have itchy, red or watery eyes?

    a) Yes, I have itchy eyes.

    b) Yes, I have red eyes.

    c) Yes, I have watery eyes.

    d) No, my eyes are fine.


    4) Do you have a sore throat?

    a) Yes, I have a sore throat.

    b) No, my throat is fine.


    5) Do you have dark circles under your eyes?

    a) Yes, I have dark circles.

    b) No, I do not have dark circles.


    6) Are you coughing frequently?

    a) Yes, I am coughing frequently.

    b) No, I am not coughing much.


    7) Do you have a fever?

    a) Yes, I have a fever.

    b) No, I do not have a fever.


    8) Are you experiencing general aches and pains?

    a) Yes, I have general aches and pains.

    b) No, I am not experiencing any aches or pains.


    9) Have your symptoms lasted longer than 10 days?

    a) Yes, my symptoms have lasted longer than 10 days.

    b) No, my symptoms started within the last 10 days.


    Results:

    For each question, your chosen answer indicates the potential type of health condition that you may be experiencing:

    Your Answers Explained:

    Question 1

    a) Yes, I have a runny nose. - This could indicate either a cold or hay fever as both conditions can cause nasal congestion.

    b) Yes, I have a stuffy nose. - Similar to a runny nose, this symptom can occur with both colds and hay fever.

    c) No, my nose is fine. - If your nose is not affected, it might not be indicative of either condition.

    Question 2

    a) Yes, I am sneezing. - Sneezing is common in hay fever due to allergens, but it can also occur in colds.

    b) Yes, I am sniffling. - Sniffling is another common symptom of both colds and hay fever.

    c) No, I am not experiencing either. - If you're not sneezing or sniffling, it might not relate to either condition.

    Question 3

    a) Yes, I have itchy eyes. - Itchy eyes are a classic symptom of hay fever due to allergens.

    b) Yes, I have red eyes. - Red eyes can occur in both conditions, but they're more commonly associated with hay fever.

    c) Yes, I have watery eyes. - Watery eyes are also typical in hay fever.

    d) No, my eyes are fine. - If your eyes are unaffected, it might not relate to either condition.

    Question 4

    a) Yes, I have a sore throat. - A sore throat is more common with colds but can also occur with hay fever if post-nasal drip irritates the throat.

    b) No, my throat is fine. - If your throat is not sore, it might not relate to either condition.

    Question 5

    a) Yes, I have dark circles. - Dark circles can occur with both conditions due to fatigue or congestion.

    b) No, I do not have dark circles. - Lack of dark circles might not relate to either condition.

    Question 6

    a) Yes, I am coughing frequently. - Frequent coughing is more common with colds, but it can also occur with hay fever due to post-nasal drip.

    b) No, I am not coughing much. - If you're not coughing, it might not relate to either condition.

    Question 7

    a) Yes, I have a fever. - Fever is more common with colds, but it's rare with hay fever.

    b) No, I do not have a fever. - Lack of fever is more typical of hay fever.

    Question 8

    a) Yes, I have general aches and pains. - Aches and pains are more common with colds but can occur with hay fever if the body is fighting off the allergens.

    b) No, I am not experiencing any aches or pains. - Lack of aches and pains might not relate to either condition.

    Question 9

    a) Yes, my symptoms have lasted longer than 10 days. - If your symptoms have persisted for more than 10 days, it's more likely to be a cold.

    b) No, my symptoms started within the last 10 days. - If your symptoms started within the last 10 days, it could be either a cold or hay fever.

    When should I get medical advice about a cold or hayfever?

    Please note that this quiz is not a substitute for a professional medical diagnosis. If you feel that you may be experiencing common cold or hay fever symptoms you should seek advice from your doctor or trusted healthcare professional as soon as possible.

    Can I get common cold and hayfever treatments online at UK Meds?

    Yes. You can find a wide range of effective common cold medicines and hayfever treatments at UK Meds, should you require them.

    Further Reading

    Want to find out more about common colds and/or hay fever? UK Meds has some great blogs for you. Check them out below!

    Hay fever Blogs

    Common Cold Blogs

    Medically Reviewed by:
    Dr. Alexis Missick MBChB. MRCGP
    GMC reference no: 7151419
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