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Which is the season for hay fever?

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Dr. Duane Gels
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Duane Gels
Dr. Duane Gels
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Dr. James Sublett
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fall

The proper term for hay fever is seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Hay fever originally was noted to occur at the same time of the year as when hay was being cut. It is actually due to ragweed and other weeds which pollinate in the late summer and early fall. A similar term is rose fever which occurs in the spring and early summer and is due to tree and grass pollen.

In brief: Fall

The proper term for hay fever is seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Hay fever originally was noted to occur at the same time of the year as when hay was being cut. It is actually due to ragweed and other weeds which pollinate in the late summer and early fall. A similar term is rose fever which occurs in the spring and early summer and is due to tree and grass pollen.
Dr. James Sublett
Dr. James Sublett
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Dr. Brian Novick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Actually it is twice

People generally think of the fall for hay fever but pollen / mold also cause symptoms in the spring.
.. The months depend in where you live.

In brief: Actually it is twice

People generally think of the fall for hay fever but pollen / mold also cause symptoms in the spring.
.. The months depend in where you live.
Dr. Brian Novick
Dr. Brian Novick
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