A 45-year-old member asked:
is allergic rhinitis the same thing as hay fever?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: These terms are interchangeable--hay fever is classically a reference to fall allergies (ragweed).
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Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Yes: Hay fever is the popular term for seasonal allergic rhinitis that occurs in late summer on the east coast and in central states to the rockie mountains.
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Last updated Jul 29, 2017
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