Expert tips on handling allergy season in South Carolina
It’s that time of year where spring has sprung in South Carolina, leading to flowers blooming in bright colors, trees turning green, and pollen turning our cars yellow. For those who struggle with allergy season, spring can be a time where your health turns to sneezing, itchy eyes, a runny nose and other uncomfortable symptoms.
In this video, Prisma Health experts Dr. John Pulcini, allergy and immunology specialist, and Dr. Kayla LaFaver, internal medicine physician, answered questions on how to handle allergy season in South Carolina, including:
- How old are most people when they start noticing allergy symptoms?
- Is it common to experience allergies for the first time when moving somewhere new?
- Are allergies more severe in children or adults?
- What are the most common environmental allergies in South Carolina?
- When should you see a doctor or specialist about allergy symptoms?
- What over-the-counter medications are best for treating seasonal allergies?
- How do allergy shots work?
- And more.
If allergy season in South Carolina is making it hard for you to enjoy the great outdoors, schedule an appointment with your doctor today to discuss what allergy treatments might work best for you or if you should see a specialist for other options.
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