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Hay Fever

  • Nathan D. Schultz
  • Allan V. Giannini
  • Terrance T. Chang
  • Diane C. Wong
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Abstract

Hay fever is a common allergy characterized by an array of symptoms involving the nose, eyes, throat, ears, and skin. These symptoms include nasal congestion, sneezing, and production of clear, watery discharge; conjunctival irritation with runny, itchy eyes; throat soreness and irritation from postnasal drip; ear pain and the feeling of ear pressure; and generalized fatigue, irritability, and headaches. Hay fever sufferers may also have concurrent asthma with its wheezing and coughing. Hay fever’s symptoms can occur during a specific season, such as spring, continuously throughout the year, or even sporadically without any pattern.

Keywords

Nasal Spray Nasal Polyp Pollen Season House Dust Mite Pollen Count 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nathan D. Schultz
  • Allan V. Giannini
  • Terrance T. Chang
  • Diane C. Wong

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