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News Flash
10/20/2017 Westminster Closure

Our Westminster Office will be closed Friday 10/20/17. We will reopen for our normal hours on Monday.


10/17/2017 Bethesda Closure

Our Bethesda Office will be closed today 10/17/2017. We will reopen for our normal hours on Wednesday.


10/17/2017 Silver Spring Opening Late

Our Silver Spring office will be open this Friday, 10/20 at 10 am.


10/02/2017 Shady Grove/Rockville Opening Late on 10/6

Our Shady Grove/Rockville Office will be opening at 9 am on Friday, 10/6.


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What is Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)?

Hay fever is cold-like symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing and sinus pressure that is caused by an allergic reaction to an outdoor or indoor allergen. Seasonal or outdoor triggers for hay fever can include tree pollen, grass pollen, ragweed, fungi and molds. Year-round hay fever can be triggered by dust mites, pet dander and mold spores.

Common Symptoms of Hay Fever

  • runny nose
  • itchy/watery eyes
  • sneezing
  • cough
  • sinus pressure
  • allergic shiners
  • Common Causes of Hay Fever

    Below are some of the common causes of hay fever.

  • tree, grass, ragweed pollen>
  • mold and fungi
  • dust mites
  • pet dander
  • Diagnosis and Treatment

    An allergist or healthcare provider can diagnose hay fever and provide the best form of treatment. Below are some of the common procedures used to diagnosis hay fever:

  • physical exam
  • skin prick test
  • lung function test/spirometry
  • allergy blood test (RAST)
  • Doctors may suggest treating hay fever with corticosteroids, antihistamines, decongestants and/or immunotherapy.

    If you would like to schedule an appointment for treatment of hay fever/allergic rhinitis or have any questions about allergies, call 1-800-778-9923 or visit the Allergy & Asthma Center location near you.

     
     

     

     















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