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    Allergies all my life.... but now I'm starting to doubt it's allergies?
    An_252730 posted:
    My parents both get allergies. These types of allergies come with symptoms such as runny nose and sneezing, and it's usually because of dust or pollen [so smell-related allergies>.

    However, I've noticed that every time I stay in a place with A/C [School Campus, Starbucks... etc> I notice that I get allergies.

    The weird part is that no matter what type of allergy medication I take, I can't seem to stop sneezing/having a runny nose, etc.
    I've taken over-the-counter [expensive types> of allergy medication, and none of them seem to work.

    Recently I found out that a co-worker had to be transferred to another place because she couldn't handle the coldness of the A/C because of low iron... or something like that.

    What exactly do I have, would it be the same thing? I'm planning to go visit the doctor but I thought I'd ask here first to have more information about what could be the cause of my "allergies"...

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