Seasonal Allergy Facts

  • What causes seasonal allergies?

     

    A. Not spending enough time outdoors

     

    B. Spending too much time outdoors

     

    C. An immune system reaction

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  • What are common seasonal allergy symptoms?

     

    A. Itchy nose, mouth, eyes, throat, skin, or any area

     

    B. Problems with smell

     

    C. Runny nose

     

    D. Sneezing

     

    E. Tearing eyes

     

    F. All of the above

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  • What else can cause allergy symptoms in some people?

     

    A. Dust mites

     

    B. Pet dander (dead skin that sheds)

     

    C. Mold

     

    D. A and B

     

    E. A, B, and C

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  • Your doctor can do tests to find out what causes your allergies.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • What can you do to avoid allergy triggers?

     

    A. Reduce dust and dust mites in the home.

     

    B. Control molds indoors and out.

     

    C. Learn when pollen counts are high and avoid being outdoors.

     

    D. Never go outside and get rid of your pets.

     

    E. A, B, and C.

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  • What produces the pollen that causes allergies?

     

    A. Trees that produce pollen in the spring

     

    B. Grasses that produce pollen during the late spring and summer

     

    C. Ragweed and other late-blooming plants that produce pollen in late summer and early autumn

     

    D. All of the above

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  • Pollen levels are highest on cool, damp, rainy days.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Which can treat allergies?

     

    A. Eye drops

     

    B. Pills

     

    C. Injections

     

    D. Nasal sprays

     

    E. All of the above

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  • Allergy shots can treat severe seasonal allergies.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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