Hubby had some allergy symptoms a few days ago. He said it started as a sore throat, but switched to sneezing and runny nose a day or so later. I've been taking my quercetin supplement almost every night because it keeps my allergy symptoms away. Yet here I am, a few days after he started having symptoms and now I suddenly got a sore throat a few hours ago. I know allergy symptoms aren't contagious, so this doesn't make sense. I have read that allergy symptoms can turn one's sinuses into a breeding ground for an infection, which is contagious, but he doesn't have a fever or yellow mucous. Specifically, my questions are:
Is this really just a coincidence?
Can we assume in the future that we are not contagious as long as there is no fever or yellow mucous?
Do I have it right that allergy symptoms, if left untreated (or sometimes despite treatment), can turn into a sinus infection?
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