No, you can't catch a cold from plants. You can, however, inhale lots of grass pollen because... we would run around and lots of dried grass dust would get kicked up. The second clue it's a pollen allergy is the short nature of it. Colds last longer than 24 hours. http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Cold-common/Pages/Introduction.aspx


Common cold, which is an acute viral infection of the nose, is rarely associated with fever in adults (Canadian Medical Association Journal ; DPHHS Montana). Allergic rhinitis does not usually cause fever; it's not mentioned as a symptoms on major clinical websites (Emedicine ; Mayo Clinic ; MedlinePlus). News In Health says allergic rhinitis "never" causes ...

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