There’s No Hay in Hay Fever

Hay and fever really have nothing much to do with Hay Fever which is actually the most common form of allergic rhinitis. Seasonal rhinitis, the more apt term for hay fever, is mainly caused by pollen from trees, weeds and grasses.  The amount of wind-borne pollen in the atmosphere greatly depends on weather conditions.  Concentration of…

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Diagnosis and Test for Allergies

Assessment of symptoms, examination of the patient, and certain diagnostic tests are used in the diagnosis of an allergic condition. Although the cause of most allergies is obvious, there are some cases when specific allergens are difficult to pinpoint. In such cases, symptoms are thoroughly screened and the source of the allergen is determined. CASE…

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