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What are symptoms of ragweed allergy?

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Ragweed causes symptoms like stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, and itchy eyes. It can also trigger asthma flares.

People who have ragweed allergies are reacting to its pollen. During ragweed season, one plant can release a billion grains of it into the air.

From: Ragweed Allergy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology: "Ragweed Plants Packed with Pollen Are Back."

American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology: "Sublingual Immunotherapy," "Ragweed Allergy."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA): "Ragweed Allergy."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 13, 2019

SOURCES:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology: "Ragweed Plants Packed with Pollen Are Back."

American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology: "Sublingual Immunotherapy," "Ragweed Allergy."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA): "Ragweed Allergy."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 13, 2019

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