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Allergist: Allergy season will be short, potent

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LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) - According to a Gundersen Lutheran allergist, allergy season is two weeks late.

But when it finally arrives, those with the spring sniffles beware.

Dr. Todd Mahr said last year's season might have started earlier and lasted longer.

But this season, all the trees will pollinate around the same time, making the air more potent.

"The (trees) usually out earlier are gonna pollinate later and the ones that are normal, will probably be on their schedule. So we might have pollen content a little higher for a briefer period of time," said Mahr, pediatric allergist.

One potential remedy for high pollen content is rain. It can wash the pollen out of the air.

 

 

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