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Trusted information about allergy types, as well as allergy testing, anaphylaxis, antihistamines and common related conditions such as asthma and hay fever.
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.
A nosebleed caused by a foreign object
A sharp object, pushed up the nose, may lead to to damage that causes a bleeding nose. Children especially, can be quite distressed about a nosebleed and you should try to comfort them whilst providing treatment.
Most nosebleeds are mild and do not last long. Nosebleeds are common in children and older people with medical conditions, but can also occur after an injury or cold.
Objects in the nose
An object in nose can go unnoticed until symptoms begin to develop. Such as pain, redness or swelling. If you think think your child may have an object in the nose you should take them to a doctor.
Antihistamine medications help ease allergy symptoms. Read more here about how they are used to treat conditions like hay fever and asthma.
Children often get nosebleeds, and this can make them quite distressed. However, most nosebleeds do not last very long and are very mild.
Hay fever symptoms
Hay fever symptoms vary in severity, and your symptoms may be worse some years than others. Find out what the symptoms of hay fever are.
Hay fever diagnosis
Your doctor should be able to diagnose hay fever from a description of your symptoms. Find out how hay fever is diagnosed.