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How can I protect myself from pollen when I'm outside?

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Create a pollen buffer. Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes and a hat to keep pollen off your hair.

From: Pollen Allergies Overview WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Nemours Foundation’s KidsHealth: "Seasonal allergies (hay fever)."

CDC's National Center for Health Statistics: "Allergies and hay fever."

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: "Outdoor allergens."

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: "Pollen allergy."

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: "Pollen allergy."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Pollen allergy."

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery: "Antihistamines, decongestants and cold remedies."

Mayo Clinic:  ”Hay fever.”

CDC: “Safe Ritual Nasal Rinsing.”

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on April 10, 2019

SOURCES:

Nemours Foundation’s KidsHealth: "Seasonal allergies (hay fever)."

CDC's National Center for Health Statistics: "Allergies and hay fever."

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: "Outdoor allergens."

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: "Pollen allergy."

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: "Pollen allergy."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Pollen allergy."

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery: "Antihistamines, decongestants and cold remedies."

Mayo Clinic:  ”Hay fever.”

CDC: “Safe Ritual Nasal Rinsing.”

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on April 10, 2019

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