man sneezing a sign of hay fever

Have I got hay fever? Signs and symptoms

What to look for Hay fever Cold
Itchiness Yes No
Runny nose Clear discharge Yellow/green discharge
Duration of symptoms Can last for weeks Usually improves in a few days
Onset of symptoms Sudden Gradual
Cause of symtoms Allergic reaction Viral infection


Related Topics

AllergiesHay Fever
Bhupesh Panchal

Bhupesh Panchal,
Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Apr 2019

Masters Degree in Toxicology and BSc Hons in Medical Biochemistry

Bhupesh started his career as a Clinical Toxicologist for Public Health England, advising healthcare professionals all around the country on how to manage clinical cases of adverse exposure to supplements, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, industrial chemicals and agricultural products.

After 7 years in this role and a further year working as a drug safety officer in the pharmaceutical industry, Bhupesh joined Holland & Barrett as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate in 2019.