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Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies occur during a specific season. Most often after the winter months. You could also find them under the name of hay fever. Let’s look at some common seasonal allergies symptoms. Congested nose, chest, sneezing, itchy ears, throat, watery, red or itchy eyes. Other symptoms are less common. They refer to shortness of breath, cough, wheezing, even headaches.

And how do you know if you have seasonal allergies? Detect the mentioned symptoms. And mind the time of the year they occur. You may suffer from allergies during the entire year. Therefore, these allergic triggers stem from indoors factors. Referring to dust, mold, or pets’ fur or feathers. Further,

Why do you get seasonal allergies?
Pollen, dust on lawns, weeds, grass, and outdoor plants trigger all types of allergies during the spring, summer seasons. And yet during the pandemic, you may wonder if the symptoms relate to covid-19.

So, what is the difference between seasonal allergies and COVID-19? Persons with COVID-19 may not feel sneezing often or have itchy, watery eyes. While the allergic person may not have loss of taste and smell, muscle aches, fever, nausea or diarrhea. On the other hand, patients may have symptoms occurring in both conditions. They are: headaches, fatigue, runny nose, cough, sore throat or nose congestion.

Sometimes you may not know what allergies you have. That’s OK. Come and get a medical examination at our clinic. If applicable, you’ll get referred to an allergy specialist.