Dr Richard Kennedy talks Hayfever & Allergies
St Vincent's Private Hospital, East Melbourne
“In an ideal world, you would simply remove the allergen or minimise your exposure to it where possible. Over the counter nasal corticosteroids which come as a spray, or antihistamine tablets are both available from the chemist and may prove helpful for some in limiting the severity or duration of symptoms. For others, prescription medication, immunotherapy and even surgery may be required, all depending on the severity and type of allergies experienced.