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Hayfever symptoms

Hayfever can cause a variety of symptoms in the nose, throat and eyes


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    Sonya — 20.07.2017 20:54
    Hi, I was out yesterday then suddenly felt really weak, fatigued and got the chills even though it was a warm sunny day. Felt so bad, just about made it to my car to drive home. Had to lay down immediately, massive headache, high temp. I thought it was flu but could this be hay fever? I realised I suffer from hay fever only recently. I started taking the pollinosan tablets but stopped after a week as symptoms stopped, should I carry on and can I take them continuously? Many thanks!


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      rachel — 27.09.2017 09:49
      Hello Sonya, Glad that you started to feel better. Symptoms of allergic rhinitis can be similar to that of the common cold - these include a runny or blocked nose, itching in the back of the throat or even a cough. For some people hay fever symptoms make them feel really dreadful. The Pollinosan tablets can be taken as long as they are helping you. However, if symptoms were caused by a cold or flu virus the herb Echinacea would be helpful to support your immune system.


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    Barbra — 09.07.2017 08:05
    I have badly itch nosey, sneezing, runny nosey and headech is this hey fever? Also when blow my nosey sometimes I see spots of bloody due to rubbing my nosey


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      rachel — 10.07.2017 13:50
      Hiya Yes it can be confusing.Colds and hayfever or allergies can have similar symptoms. Colds tender to only last a short time and are treated with Echinacea. Hayfever, on the other hand can last much longer. You could trial Pollinosan tablets for a month or so to see if it helps. The small tissues or membranes in the nose are very sensitive so this may be causing your nose to bleed. You could try a natural decongestant to help like Sinuforce nasal spray here.


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    Sarah houselander — 26.06.2017 06:11
    I feel like death chest tight blocked noise funny taste in mouth tired all the time feeling so unwell


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      rachel — 26.06.2017 11:31
      Hello Sarah, sorry to hear that you are feeling so unwell. Hayfever symptoms can often appear very similar to that of a cold and cause tightness in the chest. Congestion in the nose and throat area might be the reason for the funny taste. If it is like a metallic taste 15mg of zinc supplement might help. However, best check with the doctor if you are having chest tightness and feeling unwell, to rule out any sign of an infection too.


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