Not sure if you have a cold or flu? It can be difficult to tell the difference between these common seasonal ailments as they often have similar symptoms. A cold can bring on a runny nose, or sneezing, while symptoms of the flu can include muscle aches and lethargy.
If you’re feeling under the weather, why not try our cold vs flu symptoms checker?
How to soothe a cold or flu
Antibiotics won’t be of any help if you have a cold or flu, as they only treat bacterial infections (colds and flu are viral infections). However there are many over-the-counter remedies available at your local LloydsPharmacy designed to offer relief from cold and flu symptoms.
Do want to know more about colds and flu? Find out the best way to prevent the flu this season and how to treat them with our blog on staying well this winter.