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Hay fever (allergic rhinitis)

Hay fever (or 'allergic rhinitis') affects up to 1 in 5 Australians at some point in their life. Learn here about the ‘triggers’ and how to manage the symptoms.

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A guide to hay fever

Hay fever, or allergic rhinitis, can be triggered by dust, grass and pollen. Learn about antihistamine medicines and other ways to manage symptoms, plus find out when an allergy test might be a good idea.

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Pollen allergy

If you have pollen allergy, you may experience hay fever and asthma symptoms. Get tips on how to help manage your exposure to pollen.

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Antihistamines

Antihistamine medications help ease allergy symptoms. Read more about how they're used to treat conditions like hay fever and asthma.

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Thunderstorm asthma

Thunderstorm asthma happens when there are thunderstorms and a high pollen count. Learn more about its symptoms and treatment options.

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Grass allergy

Grass allergy causes someone to have an allergic reaction to grass pollen spread by the wind. Learn more about its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Allergen immunotherapy

Allergen immunotherapy is a treatment that can stop allergies from functioning. That way, you may be able to tolerate the substance you are allergic to with fewer symptoms. Learn more about allergen immunotherapy here.

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Dust mites

Dust mites are tiny, spider-like creatures that feed on dust, pollen and fungal spores. Here's what to do if they trigger allergy symptoms.

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Post-nasal drip

When your nose and sinuses are blocked up with mucus, you have a tickle in your throat and maybe even a cough, you might have post-nasal drip. Find out more about post-nasal drip, and how you can treat and prevent it.

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Anosmia (loss of smell)

Anosmia is the medical term for loss of smell. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatments of anosmia.

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