Medical Matters: Take the SNOT test to combat hay fever

Hay fever is an allergic reaction to a foreign body or allergen.

15th June, 2014

I sometimes find it funny that, for all the countless lectures and exams I’ve completed, I spend a lot of time in the surgery talking about things as everyday as mucus and phlegm. In the past few weeks, runny, itchy noses and sneezing are returning into my patients’ lives with the improved weather.

Hay fever (or allergic rhinitis, as it’s known medically) is an allergic reaction to a foreign body or allergen....

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