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What causes seasonal allergies?
Also called hay fever and seasonal allergic rhinitis, a seasonal allergy is a reaction
airborne substances. These allergens are small proteins that usually float around
in the spring,
summer and fall.
Seasonal sufferers count tree, grass and weed pollens as enemies. If you have year-round
allergies — also known as perennial allergic rhinitis — your triggers could include
dust, dust mites, mold spores and pet dander.
You’re at greater risk of allergic rhinitis if you have eczema, asthma or food allergies
someone in your family has allergies, eczema or asthma.
1 in 5 AMERICANS
SUFFER FROM ALLERGIES OR ASTHMA.
What are common seasonal allergy symptoms?
For allergy sufferers, symptoms can range from annoying to lifestyle altering. They
ALLERGIES ARE THE 5TH
MOST CHRONIC DISEASE IN AMERICA.
How are seasonal allergies diagnosed and treated?
While symptoms can usually be controlled with treatment, the condition may persist
lifetime. Whether you have a history of allergies or are feeling symptoms for the
first time, we
can help you find ways to manage your allergies and get relief from symptoms.
What happens during a visit at MinuteClinic?
When you come in, your nurse practitioner or physician assistant will ask you about
symptoms you’re experiencing. He or she will also take your temperature; check your
nose and throat; see if you have swollen glands; and listen to your breathing.
What is the course of treatment?
If you’re diagnosed with allergies, medication may help relieve your symptoms. Nasal
decongestants, and over-the-counter or prescription antihistamines might help. Your
can provide a prescription when medically appropriate or may recommend an over-the-counter
THE BEST WAY TO TREAT
ALLERGIES IS TO AVOID THE ALLERGEN.