Fall Season and Allergy

Fall Season Allergy

The onset of fall season is associated with many colorful flowers. It is also associated with many flowering allergenic plants. Many individuals develop symptoms of allergy with the beginning of fall season. Ragweed pollen still predominates the pollen through the air, along with with grass and Elm Tree pollen.
Along with many flowering ragweeds, you many colorful weeds carrying yellow flowers; these are golden rods; they are not associated with inducing allergy symptoms in fall season.

Goldenrod:
Golden rods are producing attractive flowers now in many deserted areas across the land. They add a nice color to panoramic view. Goldenrod can grow to height between about three to five feet. They carry bright yellow flowers and slender stems. The leaves are linear with serrated edges.

Allergy tests are done for goldenrod as they are associated with symptoms of allergy. However, the pollen from goldenrod is not often air-borne as the pollen is heavy and sticky and is rarely carried through the air. Even though airway hypersensitive reactions are rare, allergic reaction can develop as a result of direct contact resulting in skin rashes, known as contact dermatitis. Golden rod 4

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Board-certified in Pediatrics and Allergy for adults and children, in practice for 38 years, received two master's degrees, in business and psychology, winner of many awards including Louisiana Citizen of the Year, Humanitarian of the Year, and Corner-Stone Award from the United Way, and Past President of Louisiana Allergy Society, Dr. Manuel lives in Louisiana.
Dr. Manuel retired from Pediatric and Allergy practice as of January first 2022.