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How to manage hay fever?

How to manage hay fever?

Allergy: Some people ignore it. Others use saline spray in the nose antihistamines help and you can see an allergist ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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I have severe hay fever why?

Genetics & location: We're all being inundated with pollen (that you cannot see), animal dander, dust mites, and mold spores. Your genetics makes it possible for you to get, or not get, symptoms when exposed. ...Read more

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What are the tests for hay fever?

What are the tests for hay fever?

By skin or blood: When you see an allergist, they will first take a detailed history of your symptoms(runny nose, headaches, itchy eyes etc) and then examine you. Usually a simple scratch test is done(answers within 15-20 minutes)..But some will first do a blood test(aanswers within 2-4 days). ...Read more

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What sort of problem is hay fever?

What sort of problem is hay fever?

Pollen allergy: Originally hay fever referred to sneezing, runny nose, and nasal stuffiness due to allergy to fall pollens. The name was derived due to the fact that it occurs around the time that hay is cut and baled. Over time it has expanded to be a general term to describe allergic rhinitis regardless of the cause. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hay fever?

What are the symptoms of hay fever?

Itching & sneezing: Are symptoms specific for allergic rhinitis. When absent & you have other symptoms of rhinitis - congestion, runny nose, burning, post nasal drip, coughing - think a cold, sinus infection or non allergic rhinitis. Itchy eyes & top of your mouth are other specific symptoms of allergic rhinitis. It's called hay fever because it occurs in late summer when farmers mow the tall grass to make hay. ...Read more

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What's the significance of having hay fever?

Allergy: Hay fever is the common term for allergies to airborne things affecting the upper respiratory tract. The symptoms include runny nose, congestion and itching of the eyes, swelling of nasal and sinus tissues, sneezing etc. ...Read more

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Which microbe causes hay fever?

None: It is due to an allergic person inhaling pollen and sometimes mold spores..Causing nasal congestion sneezing etc. ...Read more

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Can hay fever cause no symptoms?

Can hay fever cause no symptoms?

No: Hay fever is the common name for allergic rhinitis which is the clinical consequences of being allergic to ragweed. Rose fever is the name for spring time allergy. ...Read more

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Which is the season for hay fever?

Which is the season for hay fever?

Tis the season...: for sneezin' and wheezin'. Just got through peak for spring tree and grass (hay) pollen on Eastern coast. Spring and fall are the times of high pollen; in the plains and western states fall ragweed/weeds dominate. OK and west TX "enjoy" February "cedar fever". But if you include mold spores, any peroid of moisture (April showers, slow moving hurricanes, snow melt) can trigger airborne allergies. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent hay fever?

Is there a way to prevent hay fever?

Somewhat: After an allergist helps you figure out exactly which items cause your symptoms then some things can be done to lessen exposures: keeping windows closed --clean filters in car---- take preventive medicines. ...Read more

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