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How to get rid of hay fever?

How to get rid of hay fever?

Hay fever: Hay fever is allergy and is hard to get rid of it. Desensitisation can tried. Symptoms can be controlled by using nasal spray like flixonase, antihistamines and eye drops. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of hay fever?

Can you tell me how to get rid of hay fever?

Control possible: While there is no cure, to lessen symptoms of hay fever, (seasonal allergies), antihistamines such as Claritin, Allegra or Zyrtec can help. Most effective medication is steroid nasal sprays of which Nasacort (triamcinolone) Allergy is now available without a prescription. If still having symptoms, visit a board certified allergist and get a comprehensive plan that may include allergy injections. ...Read more

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How to get rid of hay fever with taking medication?

How to get rid of hay fever with taking medication?

Target the cause: Hay fever is a common general term to describe allergic, non-allergic or mixed rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is most commonly due to sensitization to pollens (tree, grass or weeds), animal dander, or dust mite. Allergy shots are particularly helpful in this case. Non-allergic rhinitis can be due to irritants (eg perfumes, smoke), infection, structural defects etc. Treatment depends on cause. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hay fever? Does this require a visit to the urgent care?

How do I get rid of hay fever? Does this require a visit to the urgent care?

It takes time but: There are very good treatments. If you have been suffering a while, 1st see a board certified allergist (www. Acaai. Org) in your area. They will take complete history of your symptoms, what medications you have tried, &do some simple testing. Then a specific vaccine plan can be made which is the closest to a cure...Most patients with whom I do the above are very happy (less symptoms, less meds etc). ...Read more

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How to get rid of this hay fever!?

How to get rid of this hay fever!?

Antihistamines: Hay fever or ragweed sensitivity causes allergic rhinitis. This is a condition in the nose whereby the allergen, ragweed, causes the release of several substances that cause the nose to swell and sneezing and watery itchy eyes. The treatment usually consists of anti-histamine drugs, or steroids. Consult an allergist for specific help. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of my hay fever?

Can you tell me how to get rid of my hay fever?

Target the cause: Hay fever is a common general term to describe allergic, non-allergic or mixed rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is most commonly due to sensitization to pollens (tree, grass or weeds), animal dander, or dust mite. Allergy shots are particularly helpful in this case. Non-allergic rhinitis can be due to irritants (eg perfumes, smoke), infection, structural defects etc. Treatment depends on cause. ...Read more

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How to get rid of really bad hay fever symptoms?

How to get rid of really bad hay fever symptoms?

Nothing to sneeze at: Severe hay fever requires prescription medication. Otc antihistamines (loratadine, fexofenadine, cetirizine) help with most symptoms, but usually not with nasal stuffiness. Oral decongestant combinations may be help with stuffiness, but have side effects. Topical decongestants (nose and eyes) should not be used more than 5 days. The best solution is allergy shots by a board-certified allergist. ...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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How much local honey should I eat to prevent hay fever?

How much local honey should I eat to prevent hay fever?

Doesn't work: Local honey, unfortunately, is not effective in treating seasonal allergy to pollen. However, it does taste good! ...Read more

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How to prevent crusty eyes when having a hay fever?

How to prevent crusty eyes when having a hay fever?

Eye drops: Assuming that your symptoms are truly 'hay fever' - i.e., due to allergy, antihistamine eye drops will be the most helpful. You should see your primary care physician or allergist for this, though. Most otc eyedrops have a decongestant in them to "get the red out" - these can cause irritation if used frequently; this is not a problem with prescription drops. ...Read more

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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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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?

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?

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?

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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