Tuesday, 16 March 2021 08:44

Dr. Debbie Plate Parses Difference Between COVID-19, Seasonal Allergies Featured

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It is the middle of March. The temperatures creep into the sixties, then the lows are in the twenties. Your throat is itchy or scratchy. The nose is clogged. Perhaps there is some fatigue. Could these symptoms be due to COVID-19, or are they seasonal allergies?

There is some overlap, according to Dr. Debbie Plate from Cleveland Clinic Akron General. Dr. Plate joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to instruct the listeners on what to do if they experience some of these symptoms. She says it is worth a phone call to talk to a nurse or a healthcare professional to parse out what could be allergies and what could be a coronavirus.

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