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Why do you get hayfever?


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Answered 2011-05-29 10:45:17

It is typical to get Hayfever during the spring or summer months. It is an allergic reaction that the body undergoes when the pollen from growing things enters the body. The bodies immune system reacts to the presence of pollen as if it were an infection; that is why a person experiences cold like symptoms during an allergy attack.

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