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Hay fever

Hay fever: Introduction

Hay fever: A seasonal condition which is a form of allergic rhinitis. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Hay fever, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hay fever:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hay fever. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Hay fever

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Causes of Types of Hay fever:

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Hay fever: Symptom Checker

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Hay fever Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Hay fever

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Hay fever may include:

Hay fever: Animations

Medications or substances causing Hay fever:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Hay fever as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Hay fever: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hay fever

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Hay fever: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Hay fever

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Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some more »

Hay fever: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hay fever

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Hay fever: Related Rare Diseases

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Hay fever: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Hay fever:

Seasonal variety of allergic rhinitis, marked by acute conjunctivitis with lacrimation and itching; regarded as an allergic condition triggered by specific allergens.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

A seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Seasonal variety of allergic rhinitis, marked by acute conjunctivitis with lacrimation and itching; regarded as an allergic condition triggered by specific allergens.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Hay fever

The list below shows some of the causes of Hay fever mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hay fever?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hay fever. Of the 16 causes of Hay fever that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 14 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hay fever:

The following list of conditions have 'Hay fever' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Hay fever:

The following list of medical conditions have Hay fever or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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What are the alternative names for Hay fever:

Pollenosis, Pollinosis, Seasonal allergic rhinitis, Allergic rhinitis
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Hay fever:

Subtypes of Hay fever:

Allergic Rhinitis (19 causes), Nasal allergies (8 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Hay fever:

Runny nose (754 causes), Sneezing (454 causes), Discharge (773 causes), Cold-like symptoms (712 causes), Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Stuffed nose (712 causes), Mucus symptoms (766 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Immune system symptoms (465 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Hay fever:

Allergies, Runny nose (754 causes), Rhinitis, Nasal symptoms (2080 causes), Hay fever (16 causes), Allergy, Allergen, Allergic rhinitis (19 causes), Antibodies, Antibody, Immunoglobulin E, IgE, IgE-mediated rhinitis, Molds, NARES, Nonallergic rhinitis, Pollen allergy (4 causes), Pollinosis, Seasonal allergy, seasonal rhinitis, vasomotor rhinitis, seasonal allergies, outdoor allergies, allergic reaction (49 causes), hypersensitivity reaction (24 causes)

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hay fever

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