This page contains the basic information about Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis) .
Symptoms of hay fever usually begin before age 30. They typically include:
The congested nose can lead to mouth breathing, and the dripping mucus can cause persistent cough and sore throat. Because hay fever also causes swelling in the sinuses and near the opening of the Eustachian tube (passage that connects the throat to the middle ear), sufferers can develop additional symptoms of secondary sinus infections or ear infections.
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