Hayfever Injections

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Hayfever Injection - Kenalogue – Treatment under review until next year due to Covid 19

Hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) is caused by an allergic reaction to pollen. It can trigger sneezing, a blocked or runny nose and itchy eyes. It is normal for it to appear at the same time each year.

  • Severe hay fever symptoms can ruin peoples’ summers and have a detrimental effect on quality of life. It may also prevent people from being able to work optimally.
  • The UK is particularly affected by pollen with a mixture of flowers and trees such as silver birch and rape seed most likely to worsen symptoms of hay fever.
  • It is estimated that there is 3 billion trees in the UK! Working out at nearly 50 trees per person.

Symptoms

  • Sneezing
  • Blocked or runny nose (Rhinorrhea)
  • Itchy eyes, nose, throat and roof of your mouth
  • Red eyes, which water
  • Postnasal drip (mucus dripping down your throat from the back of your nose) – this may make you cough
  • Headaches, caused by a stuffy nose
  • Self diagnosis
  • GP may investigate if not typical