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Is hay fever different from allergic rhinitis?

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You probably call it hay fever, but your doctor might refer to it as allergic rhinitis. It’s most likely to strike when pollen ramps up in the spring, summer, and fall.

From: What Are the Symptoms of Hay Fever? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

News release, Sanofi-aventis U.S. 

Golightly L. . 2005. Drugs

Taramarcaz P. , December, 2004.  Clinical and Experimental Allergy

laiss M. , November 2004.  Clinical Therapy

Berger W. 2004.  Paediatric Drugs,

Huggins, J. , August 15, 2004.  American Family Physician

Bousquet J. , 2004.  Allergy

Incaudo, G. , October 2004.  Clinical Review of Allergy Immunology

Wilsom, A. , March 1, 2004.   American Journal of Medicine

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: “Hay Fever.” 

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: "Allergy."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on February 15, 2017

SOURCES: 

News release, Sanofi-aventis U.S. 

Golightly L. . 2005. Drugs

Taramarcaz P. , December, 2004.  Clinical and Experimental Allergy

laiss M. , November 2004.  Clinical Therapy

Berger W. 2004.  Paediatric Drugs,

Huggins, J. , August 15, 2004.  American Family Physician

Bousquet J. , 2004.  Allergy

Incaudo, G. , October 2004.  Clinical Review of Allergy Immunology

Wilsom, A. , March 1, 2004.   American Journal of Medicine

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: “Hay Fever.” 

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: "Allergy."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on February 15, 2017

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