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Ask the Right Questions at Your Next Doctor's Appointment

Who is the appointment for?

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What is the reason for this appointment?

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Has a doctor diagnosed you or your loved one with seasonal allergies?

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Is the appointment with a current or new doctor?

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What are your symptoms? (Optional)

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What medications are you taking (if any) for Seasonal Allergies? (Optional)

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Most important questions to ask about Seasonal Allergies

Top 10 Questions about Seasonal Allergies

  1. What are seasonal allergies and what causes them?
  2. What allergens are most likely to trigger my seasonal allergies and what steps should I take to avoid them?
  3. Could I outgrow my seasonal allergies, or will they get worse with time?
  4. What are the symptoms of seasonal allergies?
  5. Could my seasonal allergy symptoms be caused by another medical condition, such as a cold or flu?
  6. What are my treatment options for seasonal allergies?
  7. Are there lifestyle changes or changes I can make around my home to improve my symptoms?
  8. What can I expect from my seasonal allergy medication and how long will it take to start working?
  9. Can I use over-the-counter medications in addition to prescription allergy medication?
  10. How long will I need to take my seasonal allergy medication and can I use it as needed?
  1. What are seasonal allergies and what causes them?
  2. Am I allergic to different things at different times of year?
  3. Are seasonal allergies curable or controllable?
  4. How will seasonal allergies affect my daily life and long-term health?
  5. What types of healthcare providers do I need to see and when?
  6. What allergens are most likely to trigger my seasonal allergies and what steps should I take to avoid them?
  7. Could I outgrow my seasonal allergies, or will they get worse with time?
  8. What are the symptoms of seasonal allergies?
  9. Could my seasonal allergy symptoms be caused by another medical condition, such as a cold or flu?
  10. How are seasonal allergies diagnosed?
  11. Can my primary care doctor diagnose seasonal allergies or will I need to see a specialist?
  12. How will you know I have seasonal allergies or perenial allergies?
  13. What are my treatment options for seasonal allergies?
  14. Am I a good candidate for allergy shots or sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT, or drops under the tongue)?
  15. What should I do if my seasonal allergy symptoms get worse?
  16. What might happen if I do nothing to treat my seasonal allergies?
  17. Are there lifestyle changes or changes I can make around my home to improve my symptoms?
  18. How will I know if my treatment plan is working well or if it needs to be changed?
  19. What can I expect from my seasonal allergy medication and how long will it take to start working?
  20. Can I use over-the-counter medications in addition to prescription allergy medication?
  21. What types of seasonal allergy medications are available (pills, nasal sprays, eye drops)?
  22. How and when should I take my medication and what should I do if I miss a dose?
  23. How long will I need to take my seasonal allergy medication and can I use it as needed?
  24. What are the possible risks, benefits, side effects, and interactions of my seasonal allergy medication?

What to Discuss

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