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Hay fever

(11 Posts)
ninathenana Mon 27-Apr-20 16:14:18

Just curious to know how you sufferers are finding it this year. Reports say pollen is high but DS who usually suffers badly has only had a few sneezes.

AGAA4 Mon 27-Apr-20 16:18:29

I was badly affected a few weeks ago. It was exhausting and my hay fever tablets didn't work.
Thankfully has calmed down now.

Barmeyoldbat Mon 27-Apr-20 16:18:50

I can empty Waitrose with my sneezing fits this year. I try not to take tablets unless I really have to as they tend to make me sleepy. I find it hard every year and don't think this years any different.

vampirequeen Mon 27-Apr-20 16:21:26

My hayfever is bad this year. Started with the trees. Now the rape.

ninathenana Mon 27-Apr-20 16:48:16

How strange, I wonder why DS is so different this year.

Missfoodlove Mon 27-Apr-20 17:08:18

Nina, is DS travelling less?
I’m better for being in my immediate environment, first sniff 🤧 of rape and I’m off!!

mrsmopp Mon 27-Apr-20 17:50:35

We’ve had a long spell of dry weather which makes a difference. Hopefully some rain will settle it down. It’s not just about pollen allergy though. I suffered with the sneezing and blocked airways. Had an allergy test and discovered I’m also allergic to dust and cats. We kept cats for years!

ninathenana Mon 27-Apr-20 19:07:20

My son barely leaves the house at the best of times. He has autism and doesn't work.

LadyGracie Mon 27-Apr-20 19:20:39

DH’s hay fever has started quite badly, he usually suffers around Wimbledon time, so for a treat I’ve told him because the tennis is cancelled he’s having it early.

Alishka Sun 03-May-20 21:20:27

I have the loratidine ready, I have the eye drops ready, I have the inhalers ready BUT, as I'm in lockdown, I've not had to use them yet.

GagaJo Sun 03-May-20 22:02:53

I have it and up to a couple of weeks ago, it wasn't good. But for some reason, the last couple of weeks have been easier.