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My seasonal allergies cause nausea and fatigue. Are there any ways to treat this?

My seasonal allergies cause nausea and fatigue. Are there any ways to treat this?

Unlikely: Aside from food allergy or protein enteropathy (when the food protein is toxic to your system), people don't get nausea from allergic diseases. One exception may be nausea from a profuse amount of post-nasal drip although I have yet seen one. I would look for another cause for nausea. Fatigue however may be linked to allergic rhinitis. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Can seasonal allergies cause asthma?

Can seasonal allergies cause asthma?

Yes: Seasonal pollenosis (the spring time pollen season) can be a trigger for asthma as well seasonal rhinitis and conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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Can pollen cause seasonal allergies?

Can pollen cause seasonal allergies?

Often is the cause: Pollen released from flowers and plants is often a cause for hay fever (seasonal allergies). Spring & summer time is the most challenging time for allergy sufferers. Some people find relief by eating honey that is produced locally because it can help build some tolerance to the pollen that causes one's hay fever. ...Read more

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Do seasonal allergies cause dizziness?

Do seasonal allergies cause dizziness?

No...but: I agree with dr. Mcghee's answer. Dizziness can be caused by the medications you're taking to treat allergic rhinitis. Phenylephrine, the decongestant found in many over-the-counter & prescription oral medications for seasonal allergies can cause dizziness. If congestion is your main problem, topical antihistamine or corticosteroid sprays may be a better solution. They don't contain phenylephrine. ...Read more

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Can bad seasonal allergies cause vertigo?

Can bad seasonal allergies cause vertigo?

Maybe: True motion sensation vertigo may be viral, small calcium crystals in the labyrinth, Meniere's, vestibular migraine. Unsteadiness may also have multiple etiologies. Allergies can lead to eustachian tube swelling which can result in asymmetric middle ear pressure resulting in dizziness. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause tingling in your face?

May be: Allergies in general when bad can cause overall itching of the skin, so they can also cause tingling in your face, it is the most exposed part of your body afterall. ...Read more

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I get (seasonal) allergies that begin in feb (snowy weather). Nothing is growing yet, inside/outside is the same as start of winter. Possible cause?

I get (seasonal) allergies that begin in feb (snowy weather). Nothing is growing yet, inside/outside is the same as start of winter. Possible cause?

Indoor allergies: Winter allergies are mostly blamed on indoor allergens. Although you are exposed to indoor allergens all year round, you experience more symptoms from them as you spend more time indoors and the windows are shut during the winter. Pets and dust mites are the culprits. Indoor mold is an issue if there is a leak or flood. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause headaches?

Can seasonal allergies cause headaches?

No,: It is a misconception that allergies cause headaches. However, allergies can cause sinus congestion, which can lead to headache pain. If you have allergies, the treatment for your allergy will not relieve your headache pain. The two conditions generally must be treated separately. See your doctor to ensure proper treatment. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause you to feel nauseous and not have appetite?

Can seasonal allergies cause you to feel nauseous and not have appetite?

Not exactly: Seasonal allergies do not cause nausea. They can cause the production of lots of mucus which can lead to nausea and loss of appetite from a queasy stomach. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause a severe form of fatigue?

Probably not: Allergies can cause some mild tiredness or fatigue, particularly if they cause trouble breathing at night that prevents a good night's sleep. If you have severe fatigue (trouble walking more than a few steps or getting up out of bed, e.g.) or sleepiness (falling asleep at work or while driving), it is not likely to be allergies and you should see your doctor right away to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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Could my skin problems be caused by seasonal allergies?

Could my skin problems be caused by seasonal allergies?

Possibly: While it is much more common for seasonal allergies to trigger eye, nose and lung symptoms such as allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis and asthma, it is possible for a skin rash to also develop. This is called end-organ sensitivity. The skin has similar allergy cells called mast cells, the difference would be allergen (pollen) presentation to the skin. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause swelling of the lymph nodes?

Can seasonal allergies cause swelling of the lymph nodes?

Yes: Seasonal allergies can cause localized node swelling if there is a secondary infection. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause asthmatic symptoms? Will allergy shots help?

Can seasonal allergies cause asthmatic symptoms? Will allergy shots help?

Yes to both: Pollens and outdoor molds can cause both nasal symptoms and asthma. Immunotherapy or allergy shots have been demonstrated to help both conditions. Controlling nasal symptoms can help with the asthma. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies in children if not treated or maintained, cause asthma later in life?

Can seasonal allergies in children if not treated or maintained, cause asthma later in life?

No: If you have the genes to get asthma, it doesn't matter if you treat seasonal allergies or not. It will emerge whenever & wherever you hit the trigger events that let it come out. Many kids have seasonal allergies. Those that ignore them do not get asthma because they chose to live with them without throwing meds or shots at them ...Read more

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Could severe seasonal allergies cause a chance in serum globulin? Globulin went up to 34 from 29 back in November.

Could severe seasonal allergies cause a chance in serum globulin? Globulin went up to 34 from 29 back in November.

No, except for IgE: Specific IgE to plant pollen, the antibody accounting for allergic reactions, often rises during the pollen season. However the amount would not be sufficient to influence the total (gamma?) globulin level you are referring to. ...Read more

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I've been smelling cigarette smoke when none exists. What is the cause? What kind of doc. Should I see? I do have seasonal allergies from aug-nov.

I've been smelling cigarette smoke when none exists. What is the cause? What kind of doc. Should I see? I do have seasonal allergies from aug-nov.

Smell hallucination?: Olfactory hallucinations can result from head injury, upper respiratory infection (uri), sinusitis, migraine. Phantosmia can also occur with temporal lobe seizures, brain tumor or other neurological disorder. Consult with your doctor or allergist to make sure any allergy symptoms are optimally controlled. Saline nasal spray or rinse can be quite helpful. If the smell persists, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause your ears to itch?

Can seasonal allergies cause your ears to itch?

Yes: They can definitely cause the sensation of itching in your eustacian tubes between your ears and throat. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause loss of balance when walking?

Can seasonal allergies cause loss of balance when walking?

Indirectly: Severe nasal congestion caused by nasal allergy, respiratory tract infections and other causes can block the tube that goes to the inner ear. This can affect the inner ear causing dizziness. Viral infections can directly affect the inner ear. There can be many other causes of loss of balance. You should consult your physician as soon as possible as some of the other causes that can be serious. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause a very low grade fever? 99.0 at night? Is this something to be concerned about?

Can seasonal allergies cause a very low grade fever? 99.0 at night? Is this something to be concerned about?

Body temperature: Everyone's baseline temperature varies. 98.6 f is the average temperature for most people. 99.0 f is normal for some people. There is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Have sinus surgery next week. I work outdoors in a wooded area 2 hours a day and have seasonal allergies. Will allergy cause sinus be blocked up again?

Have sinus surgery next week. I work outdoors in a wooded area 2 hours a day and have seasonal allergies. Will allergy cause sinus be blocked up again?

Yes: The swollen turbinates are common causes for sinus blockage leading to infection. Without controlling the nasal congestion, you will likely get infection again after a few months of initial improvement from the surgery. Get a 2nd opinion before getting any surgery done. In your case, I'd recommend that you consult an allergist before surgery which is 50% effective at best.. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause high blood pressure. Please help?

Can seasonal allergies cause high blood pressure. Please help?

Probably not: Allergies generally wouldn't cause high blood pressure but certain allergy medicines such as decongestants could. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies and post-nasal dripping cause a sensation of heartburn?

Can seasonal allergies and post-nasal dripping cause a sensation of heartburn?

Highly unlikely: A rare individual may get nausea from profuse post-nasal drips but not heart burns. Reflux is a more likely cause. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause an allergic reaction on the lips? Can pollen seasonal allergies cause this?

Allergy: Allergic reactions in the lips can be caused by pollen, but it can also be caused by foods, lip balm or other exposures you may be allergic to. If you are having frequent symptoms, then allergy testing should be considered. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies affect concentration or cause "brain fog"?

Yes: Seasonal allergic rhinitis is more than just sneezing, runny nose, congestion and itchy nose. Many people with allergic rhinitis have sleep disorders, headaches, irritability, sinus problems, difficulty concentrating and even depression. Allergies can be socially embarrassing and disruptive to daily activities. ...Read more

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Seasonal Allergies (Definition)

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