Could You Have Seasonal Allergies?

Oct 5, 2012

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My nose often runs with a thin, clear discharge (almost watery).
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    You don't experience many of these conditions, so it may not be allergies. Many other things `-` such as the common cold `-` can cause some of the problems you may experience. If you're still not sure, visit the links provided to learn more allergy symptoms and about other conditions that may cause runny nose, stuffy head and other conditions.

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    You may be suffering from seasonal allergies (also known as "hay fever.") Sneezing, itchy nose and eyes and congestion last for more than an hour on most days. The symptoms also seem to worsen at the same times every year. Seasonal allergies are typically triggered by tree pollen in the spring and ragweed pollen in the fall. Use the provided links to find more information on allergies and how to treat them.

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    My nose often runs with a thin, clear discharge (almost watery).

    Correct Answer: Yes

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    I get cold-like symptoms on windy days, especially in the spring and fall.

    Correct Answer: Yes

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    Cold-like symptoms emerge or get worse when I do certain things such as gardening, vacumming, cleaning the cat litter or dusting.

    Correct Answer: Yes

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    I regularly have itchy, watery eyes, often with uncontrollable sneezing fits.

    Correct Answer: Yes

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    I have dark circles under my eyes.

    Correct Answer: Yes

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    I am often awakened at night by nasal congestion or an unproductive, hacking cough.

    Correct Answer: Yes

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    I often breathe through my mouth because my nose is usually too stopped up to breathe through.

    Correct Answer: Yes

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    I often have a tickling or itching feeling in my nose and I rub the bottom of my nose for relief.

    Correct Answer: Yes

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    I get unexplained, itchy skin rashes.

    Correct Answer: Yes

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    I sometimes become weak, irritable, or fatigued or have problems concentrating.

    Correct Answer: Yes