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Hay Fever (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Call your health care provider if you experience any of the following:

  • Symptoms that do not improve with self-treatment
  • Fever that does not subside
  • Nasal secretions that are colored, thickened, or bloody
  • Sore throat that gets worse
  • Earache or ear discharge

Go to the hospital emergency department if you experience any of the following in conjunction with an allergic reaction:

  • Very high fever
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Discharge from the ear or severe earache

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/5/2014
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