Hay Fever

Hay fever is a type of allergy that people have to things like grass, animals, or pollen from plants and flowers. It cannot be passed from one person to another. You cannot cure hay fever, but there are things that may help relieve your problems (symptoms).

HOME CARE

  • Avoid the things that may be causing your problems.

  • Take all medicine as told by your doctor.

GET HELP RIGHT AWAY IF:

  • You have asthma, a cough, and you start making whistling sounds when breathing (wheezing).

  • Your tongue or lips are puffy (swollen).

  • You have trouble breathing.

  • You feel lightheaded or like you will pass out (faint).

  • You have a fever.

  • Your problems are getting worse and your medicine is not helping.

  • Your treatment was working, but your problems have come back.

  • You are stuffed up (congested) and have pressure in your face.

  • You have a headache.

  • You have cold sweats.

MAKE SURE YOU:

  • Understand these instructions.

  • Will watch your condition.

  • Will get help right away if you are not doing well or get worse.