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    Outdoor Allergy: Questions for Your Doctor

    Are you headed to the doctor because you can't stop sneezing every time you go for a walk in the park? Take this list with you to make sure you get all your questions answered about outdoor allergies.

    1. Am I allergic to pollen?
    2. Is there a season when my symptoms will be worse?
    3. Is there anything I can do to prevent them?
    4. How can I protect myself when I'm outside?
    5. Are there things I can do at home?
    6. Will an over-the-counter or prescription medication help?
    7. If I need medicine, what are the side effects?
    8. Are there other treatments that could help?
    9. Do you recommend allergy shots?
    10. Do I need allergy testing?
    11. How often do I need a checkup?
    12. Should I see a specialist?

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Stanley M. Fineman, MD, MBA on November 20, 2014

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