Symptoms of hay fever

Symptoms of hay fever
How are allergic to pollen.

Hay fever - a chronic disease, as, indeed, any allergies.

most often allergic to pollen appears in adolescents, and after 50 years of attacks gradually subside.

condition of the patient during exacerbation resembles the common cold: a malaise, irritability, lack of appetite, fatigue and even depression.But, unlike a cold, allergic ailment is not accompanied by fever.

Symptoms of hay fever

External manifestation of hay fever - allergic rhinitis (itchy nose, profuse discharge from the nose or stuffy nose, bouts of sneezing), which is usually accompanied by conjunctivitis (redness and inflammation of the mucous membranes of the eyes with lacrimation and itching) and allergicpharyngitis (itching tongue and palate).

If an allergic reaction is the body's pronounced, it can manifest bouts of so-called pollen asthma, angioedema (swelling of the throat), urticaria (skin rash).

This happens because the pollen is deposited on the mucosa of the nose and throat, eyes, mouth, skin

, enters the bronchial tubes.When pollen

misses the lungs, and the gastrointestinal tract - with water or food, - possible sharp abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting.Furthermore, there may be severe migraine headache type and even pollen observed cases of epilepsy.There are situations when the pollen gets into the blood, and then the patient can suffer from joint pain similar to rheumatism.

usually develops allergies to pollen is not one, but two or three plants of one group, and the exacerbation lasts at least a month.But there are cases polisensibilizatsii (ie, reaction to the pollen of a large number of plants), and then exacerbation lasts all the warm season.

Citizens get sick more often, and hay fever attacks they are sharper than those of rural residents, since pollen-allergen plants collected in the city of air pollution products smoke and exhaust fumes, making a much more irritated mucous membranes.

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