A 31-year-old member asked:
I have an allergic skin rash. can hay fever give rashes?
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 35 years experience
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 30 years experience
Usually not: "hay fever" refers to the sneezing, itching and nasal congestion of allergic reactions to pollens, most commonly to the weed pollens and molds that are common during the time of year that hay is being harvested. Only in the most exquisitely allergic do these reactions cause rashes. Allergic rashes are very difficult to diagnose; see an allergist or dermatologist for help with this.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Podiatry 22 years experience
Possible: While other symptoms of hay fever are traced to breathing pollens and other allergens, hay fever can often be traced to allergens coming in direct contact with the skin. If you are working in the yard, for instance, you may be touching various pollens in flowers or plants. Have it evaluated by your doctor.
4.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 5, 2016
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