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I have just found out I am allergic to western ragweed. What can you tell me about this plant? What are some of the reactions to western ragweed? Thank you.

Dear Kailey,

western ragweed: al_characteristics.html

"The symptoms characteristically appear as itching, red, watering eyes; attacks of incessant sneezing; and an itching, clogged, or runny nose often accompanied by sinus headaches, fullness of the ears, and impaired hearing."


Anthony R. Brach

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