Overview

Specific allergens can trigger three types of allergy conditions: seasonal hayfever, year-round allergies, and skin allergies. Once you learn to identify the allergens that trigger your particular allergy symptoms, you can try to minimise exposure and treat them so that further complications do not arise.

Condition Possible allergen Symptom Time of Year
Seasonal hayfever (seasonal rhinitis) pollens grasses sneezing
running, itchy, blocked nose
itchy, red, watery eyes
itchy palate
Throughout the year but mostly during spring / early summer during dry, hot and windy weather.
Year-round allergies (perennial rhinitis) dust mites
pet hair / dander
moulds
sneezing
running, itchy, blocked nose
itchy, red, watery eyes
itchy palate
year round
Hives (skin allergies) dyes
paints
medicines
chemicals
hives
itchy, redskin
skin rash
year round
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