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What sort of problem is hay fever?

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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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