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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Mathematical Achoo!: Great question. Pollen count measures how much pollen and what type of pollen in a cubic unit of air. When low, extremely sensitive people feel it. Mo ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Kimura
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
A level of pollen: The pollen counts you see are done by collecting pollen on special equipment, staining the pollen, and manually calculating the number of different po ... Read More
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Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Local pollen levels: Technically, it's a specific number: pollen grains/cubic meter/24hr at a certain location. True counts are collected by device and read by hand, and i ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Kimura
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Collect, microscope.: Pollen counting involves collecting the pollens and molds on specialized rods, or in special traps. These counters measure a set volume of air over a ... Read More
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Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
A couple ways: 1.A silicone grease-covered rod, rotated in the air to collect the pollen. The rod is then removed and taken to a lab where pollen s analyzed and meas ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Skin prick test is simple, safe and gives results in minutes. It enables one to find out whether you have antibodies that react to a certain allergen ... Read More
Dr. David Vandersteen
30 years experience Pediatric Urology
Resubmit: This is not a question. Please resubmit.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Pollen: Easy answer of course. Pollen season can be problematic so try and stay inside if severely allergic to pollen, especially during the peak pollen seas ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Plant reproduction: Pollen is the equivalent of sperm for a plant. It is a genetically active product, seen on flowers usually, which the plants with the assistance of b ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Perkowski
32 years experience Internal Medicine
In early morning: Pollen allergy is worse in early morning. If the wind is blowing it can be bad as long as wind blows.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanford Archer
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Saline rinses: Several times daily and before bedtime, rinse your nose aggressively with a nasal saline irrigation system, consider trying some otc allergy medicatio ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many factors: The most important factors that lead to allergy are genetics (inheritance from parents) and exposure. Therefore, you are more likely to develop allerg ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Pollen and food: There is no link between pollens and the food we eat. However, you may have food allergies which could cause symptoms by themselves.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: Fresh cut flowers have pollen and might stimulate allergic reactions in susceptible people. If you know you have family or close friends or family wit ... Read More

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