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Physical Symptoms

How your body reacts to allergens will depend on where they make contact with you, and how much you are exposed to them. Either way, the good news is that Claratyne can help clear up most of these symptoms.

▼ Allergic Rhinitis
▼ Rashes
▼ Watery eyes
▼ Runny nose

Other conditions associated with hayfever (allergic rhinitis) are:
▼ Sleeping problems

Childrens symptoms

 

Allergic Rhinitis

If you are allergic to pollens and inhale them through your nose, you may experience hayfever symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, itchy watery eyes, and an itchy throat. This is called ‘allergic rhinitis’ and it can also make you feel tired.

These symptoms are typically more severe in the morning and evening because pollen levels rise throughout the day and then settle at night. They can also be more severe on windy days as pollen becomes scattered, but are less serious on rainy days as the pollen clears.

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Rashes

Skin allergies have symptoms like hives (itchy bumps that look like insect bites).

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Watery eyes

Itchy, watery eyes occur when tear ducts become blocked or pollen grains caught in the eye cause local inflammation. Irritation of the nose can also affect the eyes.

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Runny nose

Noses are particularly susceptible to hayfever. Thin, clear and watery discharges are common but if they become thicker and coloured, the cause could be a secondary infection.

Your nose may become blocked too, due to increased blood flow responding to inflammation. Nasal itching is also common, and can sometimes be felt in the roof of the mouth.

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Sleeping problems

All allergy symptoms can have an impact on your ability to get a good night’s sleep. So fatigue and daytime sleepiness plus a reduction in the ability to function effectively can accompany hayfever symptoms.

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Children’s symptoms

In general, children’s symptoms are much the same as those experienced by adults. The emotional symptoms can be the same too.

Additionally, hayfever can lead to dark circles under the eyes; and children often use the palm of their hand to push their nose up to relieve itching.

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  Emotional symptoms 

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