How to Tell If It’s Allergies, a Cold or the Flu
Understanding what illness you have is important in figuring out how to treat it, and how to get rid of it.
Garyl Hester of New York City thought he had a sinus infection when he went to the doctor – but he had it all wrong.
“I couldn’t get rid of it, I couldn’t shake it,” said Hester, 48. “So (my doctor) tested me and found out I was allergic to dust mites, which I never knew before.”
Hester said he now has an air purifier in his house and he bought hypoallergenic sheets – and his headache is gone.
New York-based allergist Dr. Jonathan Field said most patients get confused and often do not know what kind of medical condition they are dealing with.