Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Allergies
Blake R. Olmsted, MD, with Hattiesburg Clinic Allergy Asthma & Immunology, recently spoke with WDAM reporter, Caroline Wood, to discuss seasonal allergies and COVID-19.
“Fever is probably your biggest tip that it’s not an allergy and that it’s more infectious,” said Dr. Blake Olmsted with the Hattiesburg Clinic. “I think the other thing is for people who are not used to suffering seasonal allergies and then suddenly have an onset of symptoms like that, that may be concerning for something other than allergy even though allergy can pop up at any time… It’s very difficult to distinguish the two just based on a list of symptoms.”
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Hattiesburg Clinic Allergy Asthma & Immunology provides specialized care through testing and treatment of allergies and asthma in pediatric and adult patients. For more information call, (601) 261-1800.