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Grass pollen allergy

Grass pollen allergy: Introduction

Grass pollen allergy: A grass pollen allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by various grasses. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Grass pollen allergy is available below.

Symptoms of Grass pollen allergy

Treatments for Grass pollen allergy

  • Avoid coming into contact with the allergen, antihistamines, bronchodilators for asthmatic symptoms
  • Treatment of allergy from pollens is dependant upon the type and severity of the reaction. Treatments include:
    • Allergen avoidance and minimisation of exposure - avoiding outdoor activities in flowering season etc
    • Antihistamines - Useful for allergic rhinitis and some allergy mediated skin conditions. Not helpful in asthma except for mild seasonal asthma where allergy may be a precipitant.
    • Nasal sprays - including topical steroids and antihistamines used for allergic rhinitis
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Grass pollen allergy

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Grass pollen allergy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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  1. Grass pollen allergy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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