Hayfever symptoms include:

  • Sneezing
  • Runny or blocked nose (allergic rhinitis)
  • Itchy, red or watery eyes
  • Itchy throat, mouth, nose and ears
  • Cough caused by mucus dripping from the back of the nose down to the throat

The severity of Hayfever symptoms varies according to the weather condition and pollen count. The time of year your symptoms start depends on the types of pollen you are allergic to as there is grass, plant and weed pollen. Many people find that their symptoms improve as you get older and in some cases they may not suffer Hayfever symptoms anymore.

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Authored Dec 22, 2017 by Joseph Issac, MPharm
Reviewed Jun 15, 2021 by Prabjeet Saundh, MPharm