If NOT, try one of these:


Triggers of Nasal Allergies

Symptoms of Nasal Allergies

How to Tell Seasonal Nasal Allergies from the Common Cold

Nose and Eye Allergies: Age of Onset

When to Call for Hay Fever

Call Doctor Within 24 Hours

  • You think your child needs to be seen
  • Lots of coughing
  • Sinus pain (not just congestion) does not go away with allergy medicines. (Note: Sinus pain is around the cheekbone or eyes)

Call Doctor During Office Hours

  • Hay fever symptoms make it hard to go to school or do normal activities. (Note: Taking allergy medicine for 2 days has not helped)
  • Diagnosis of hay fever has never been made by a doctor
  • Year-round symptoms of nasal allergies
  • Snoring is a frequent problem
  • You have other questions or concerns

Self Care at Home

  • Nasal allergy symptoms or hay fever

Call Doctor Within 24 Hours

Call Doctor During Office Hours

Self Care at Home


Care Advice for Nose Allergies or Hay Fever

  1. What You Should Know About Nose Allergies or Hay Fever:
  2. Allergy Medicines:
  3. Long-Acting Allergy Medicines:
  4. Nasal Saline to Wash Out Pollen:
  5. Eye Allergy Treatment:
  6. Antihistamine Eye Drops - Ketotifen (1st Choice) for Eye Allergy Symptoms:
  7. Antihistamine/Vasoconstrictive Eye Drops (2nd Choice) for Eye Allergy Symptoms:
  8. Wash Pollen Off Body:
  9. What to Expect:
  10. Pollen - How to Reduce the Pollen Your Child Breathes:
  11. Call Your Doctor If:

And remember, contact your doctor if your child develops any of the 'Call Your Doctor' symptoms.

Disclaimer: This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. It is provided for educational purposes only. You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information.


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