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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.



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Dear Kailey,

western ragweed:
http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/forb/ambpsi/botanical_and_ecologic al_characteristics.html
http://www.allernet.com/photos/w016b.asp

"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."

Sincerely,

Anthony R. Brach



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