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What do I do about my horrible seasonal allergies? Should I start on medication like nasonex (mometasone) even before the season?
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Dr. Umesh Patel
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Allergies
Seasonal allergies can be treated with OTC medications such as generic Zyrtec, Claritin, or Seldane, with generic Flonase and Cromolyn nasal sprays preceded by a plain Saline spray like Simply Saline or Ocean Spray.
Reducing exposure to allergens by removing drapery & carpeting, encasing pillows & mattresses, showering & shampooing after exposure to pollens helps too. 'Prevention Works'!

In brief: Allergies
Seasonal allergies can be treated with OTC medications such as generic Zyrtec, Claritin, or Seldane, with generic Flonase and Cromolyn nasal sprays preceded by a plain Saline spray like Simply Saline or Ocean Spray.
Reducing exposure to allergens by removing drapery & carpeting, encasing pillows & mattresses, showering & shampooing after exposure to pollens helps too. 'Prevention Works'!
Dr. Umesh Patel
Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
In brief: No
Begin steroids when symptoms start.

In brief: No
Begin steroids when symptoms start.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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