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  • Salaman 22 Apr 2013 10:20:16 18,781 posts
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    THFourteen wrote:
    mine hasnt started yet thank feck
    Birch isn't your poison then. :-)
  • ZuluHero 22 Apr 2013 10:55:54 3,941 posts
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    Mine hasn't started yet either, touch birch ;)
  • mcmonkeyplc 22 Apr 2013 11:08:07 39,376 posts
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    I'm still ok for now. It normally hits around election time, so the middle of may.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • spamdangled 22 Apr 2013 11:16:36 27,266 posts
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    I misread that initially as "erection time".

    Edited by darkmorgado at 11:16:43 22-04-2013

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  • mcmonkeyplc 22 Apr 2013 11:18:57 39,376 posts
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    You sick dirty bastard! :p

    Erection time is a problem in the middle of may though :(

    Edited by mcmonkeyplc at 11:19:08 22-04-2013

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • scott1987 22 Apr 2013 12:37:33 123 posts
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    My hayfever has been mental the last couple of weeks and none of the drugs seem to work for a long period.
  • ZuluHero 22 Apr 2013 13:01:46 3,941 posts
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    One of the home remedies is to, er, sort yourself out (or find a willing helper to give you a hand), as it apparently opens your nasal passages and lets you breathe for a while.

    Same for cold congestion too!
  • THFourteen 22 Apr 2013 13:02:57 32,753 posts
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    lol that would go down well!

    "just need you to sort out my hayfever before i go to work"
  • pacrifice 22 Apr 2013 13:24:00 1,034 posts
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    http://www.boots.com/en/Piriteze-Allergy-Tablets-12-Pack_867870/

    These work really well for me.

    Consume 1 a day and I find that after 20 mins, I stop having a runny nose. At this point, I guess my body just focuses on getting right and after about 2-3 days, I'm completely out of the woods.

    They're expensive but worth it imo.
  • monkehhh 22 Apr 2013 13:45:55 3,254 posts
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    Supermarkets / etc do much cheaper versions, same active ingredient.

    Tablets help me a little, totally ordering a nasal irrigation kit :)
  • pacrifice 22 Apr 2013 14:39:21 1,034 posts
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    A friend swears that eating honey helps too but the tablet works for me.

    I don't really get ill anymore but some hayfever here and there.

    Hope you and everyone start feeling better monkehhh.
  • monkehhh 22 Apr 2013 22:36:19 3,254 posts
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    Aye, it's a bitch. I didn't used to get it at all, now I need to be on top of it or I look and feel like I'm dying. Mine hasn't really started this year, sure it's on the way though!

    Picked up one of these -
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/NeilMed-Sinus-Rinse-Starter-Sachets/dp/B000RJGB5C
    - one more avenue of attack.

    Fuck you grass :)
  • Armoured_Bear 25 Apr 2013 17:05:51 10,160 posts
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    I've did over a full box of tissues today, utter murder.
    Seeing an allergy specialist tomorrow...

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  • Armoured_Bear 25 Apr 2013 17:22:27 10,160 posts
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    sajasanman wrote:
    I'd just like to say I don't get hayfever.
    Lucky bastard.

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  • monkehhh 25 Apr 2013 17:26:34 3,254 posts
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    My sinus kit has arrived, gonna rinse this bitch!
  • Deleted user 13 May 2013 14:57:38
    This is the first year in my life I've been stricken with hayfever. Yesterday I discovered that taking 24 hour allergy relief tablets in the morning followed by three reasonably strong beers over lunch results in basically massive sedation.
  • spamdangled 13 May 2013 15:14:07 27,266 posts
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    Welcome to the misery club gremmi!

    Turn your pillows over (or stash them in a cupboard) before going to bed. Pollen settles at night, so you end up with a pollen-coated bed and pillows that cause big-time nasal congestion when you want to sleep. Alcohol works because it inhibits the immune system, but not really a practical solution in the long-term (unless you drink a reasonable amount normally anyway).

    My hayfever has been horrendous for the last week, much earlier than normal in the year. Don't normally get it until July/August. Regular over the counter stuff does nothing for me, so I need to get my annual steroid prescription sorted out.

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  • Widge Moderator 13 May 2013 16:04:31 13,217 posts
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    How on earth do you know when it is coming on for a non sufferer? I have been ever so slightly blocked, the slightest ever, plus sometimes don't feel like I can get a nice lug of breath in. Is that the onset or just my body being weird at me?

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  • spamdangled 13 May 2013 16:16:45 27,266 posts
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    It normally comes on at around the same time each year. A bit of a blocked nose for a long period though is normally the first sign to start taking something in advance, at least for me.

    But very often sometimes it can just come on overnight.

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  • Armoured_Bear 13 May 2013 16:35:34 10,160 posts
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    The nose spray/anti-hystamine/inhaler combo I started on 2 weeks ago is working great \o/
    Blood tests have confirmed that Beech is the fucker which has been going apeshit recently.

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  • YenRug 13 May 2013 17:00:49 1,999 posts
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    I'm so glad that I got my cat, 3 years ago, only the occasional and very minor bout since then.
  • spamdangled 10 Jun 2013 09:54:09 27,266 posts
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    Reports on the BBC today that this year is going to be extremely bad for hayfever sufferers.

    Linky

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  • imamazed 10 Jun 2013 10:03:45 5,517 posts
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    gayfever lol

    I've always felt slightly superior than (some) others as I've never had pollen problems, although I'm led to believe that it can come and strike you later in life. Is this true? :(
  • Salaman 10 Jun 2013 11:03:16 18,781 posts
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    Yeah it is. Never had hay fever until I was in my late 20s.
  • smoothpete 19 Jun 2013 07:29:51 31,273 posts
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    OMFG hayfever can you not just fuck off please. My face is exploding with snot. I can't sleep properly.
  • thefilthandthefury 19 Jun 2013 07:38:10 24,939 posts
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    Been horrific for it lately, to the point where I can barely go outside :(

    Sneezed over twenty five times in a row yesterday. Actually kind of impressed.
  • Armoured_Bear 19 Jun 2013 07:49:04 10,160 posts
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    SInce evil BirchBastard has stopped I'm fine \o/

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  • cubbymoore 19 Jun 2013 08:01:08 36,467 posts
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    Cetirizine, every day, and when it's bad some beconase. After a while on Cetirizine you won't need the beconase at all. I have year round rhinitis and it does the job. 2 for 30 tablets means it costs 24 a year, which isn't that bad really.
  • Armoured_Bear 19 Jun 2013 08:28:56 10,160 posts
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    It's worth getting an allergy test so you can be prepared for the onslaught.
    Mine revealed that my body produces 50 times the threshold allergic reaction amount for Birch but not to other pollen.

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