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I am going crazy with ragweed allergy and pollen. Should I change car air filter?

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Dr. Suresh Anand
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Ragweed allergy

Keeping car windows closed and filter change may be useful.
Allergy medicines will help. For severe symptoms Prednisone or cortisone injection (celestone (betamethasone) or kenalog) may give relief. Ideally see a trained allergist for proper allergy testing and treatment. Immunotherapy or allergy injections if started now may help you in the future seasons, prevent complications and be more economical.

In brief: Ragweed allergy

Keeping car windows closed and filter change may be useful.
Allergy medicines will help. For severe symptoms Prednisone or cortisone injection (celestone (betamethasone) or kenalog) may give relief. Ideally see a trained allergist for proper allergy testing and treatment. Immunotherapy or allergy injections if started now may help you in the future seasons, prevent complications and be more economical.
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