How to Tell the Difference Between a Cold and an Allergy

Can you tell the difference between a cold and an allergy?  Cold symptoms are very similar to sinus allergy symptoms.  Both involve a runny nose, watery eyes, cough, nasal congestion, and sneezing.  It’s tough to tell the difference.  But there are 10 telltale signs that you have an allergy and not a cold.  And by the way, kids with sinus and respiratory allergies are much more prone to ear infections, asthma, and sinus infections.