Hay fever

Hay fever hay fever) and allergic disease that occurs in people with a heightened sensitivity to various kinds of pollen. Hay fever is clinically manifested by a combination of conjunctivitis, rhinitis and acceding asthmatic attacks. Patients complain of burning and itching in the eyes and nose, photophobia, sneezing and watery. The mucous membrane of the nose hyperemic and highlights watery secret. The usual symptoms are worse at the exit to the street. The disease lasts all the flowering season. With the involvement of the mucous membranes of the nasopharynx, trachea and bronchi develop asthma attacks, neither of which is downstream from asthma attacks (see).
A presumptive diagnosis is based on clinical symptoms and history. The final conclusion can be made only on the basis of the results of allergic diagnostic tests (see). The prognosis is favorable.
Treatment of hay fever is carried out in the period of remission. The most effective hiposensibilizante therapy relevant pollen allergens. In the acute period prescribed antihistamines (diphenhydramine 0.05 g, pipolfen 0,025 g, suprastin 0,025 g two-three times a day), locally on the mucous membrane of the nose hydrocortisone, ephedrine, epinephrine.
Prevention is to prevent the inclusion of pollen in the body (special glasses, gauze mask, stay indoors).