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April 8, 2019

Sensitivities aggravate in pollen season

Islamabad

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April 8, 2019

Islamabad: With high category of pollen count in Islamabad, health experts have floated the warning for the individuals with any sensitivity to these pollens that their condition may aggravate.

This is the time when the on-going spring makes trees and plants pollinate and these pollen grains spread with strong gusty winds and remains suspended in the air causing severe pollen allergy.

One such sensitivity is a skin problem eczema whose signs and symptoms include tiny blisters that can ooze out, eventually producing crusted, thickened plaques of skin, It is always quite itchy.

Health experts warned eczema patients to take extra preventive measures to avoid medical complications in on-going pollen allergy season.

While sharing some tips to avoid aggravation of the problem, a general physician Dr. Shazia Durrani said patients should avoid going outdoors on days of high pollen counts, on windy days and should remain vigilant to local pollen forecast, as provided by the Met Office as it can also help prevent further complications. Regarding food which should and shouldn’t be taken during eczema, she said, avoid the foods which aggravate your allergy symptoms.

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