Tshwaetso ya Hay Fever le Dr Manaka Joshua Sekole – ENT Specialist

Seasonal change is upon us, transitioning from the chilly and cold winter season to the warmer and at times hot spring leading to summer. This is a time whereby many experience slight changes within their bodies, reactions do come out as well as allergies there and there. This is also a time whereby Hay fever strikes at its best.
Hay fever is a common name for Allergic rhinitis. One does not have to be exposed to hay to have symptoms. Contrary to what the name suggests, you don’t have to have a fever to have hay fever.
Unlike a cold, hay fever isn't caused by a virus. Hay fever is caused by an allergic response to outdoor or indoor allergens, such as pollen, dust mites, or tiny flecks of skin and saliva shed by cats, dogs, and other animals with fur or feathers (pet dander).