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    What Does a Pollen Count Mean?

    It tells you how much pollen is in the air that day.

    If you're allergic to it, a low count means you can go outside and not have too many symptoms. A high count means you could risk an allergy attack if you don’t stay indoors.

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    Keep track of the pollen count for help planning your day, so you’re not outside when a lot of the sneezy stuff is floating around.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by David T. Derrer, MD on December 05, 2014

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