Allergy experts questioning nasal sprays due to coronavirus concerns
Some doctors are questioning whether nasal sprays and nasal rinses are the best treatment for season allergy sufferers right now due to coronavirus concerns. Lately, the pollen count has been high throughout Northeast Florida, and those who suffer from allergies are likely feeling the effects. But while many people have been dealing with allergies, the new coronavirus has been declared a pandemic. Walker said allergy doctors would normally associate that symptom with allergies or sinus inflammation. RELATED | How to tell the difference between symptoms of allergies & COVID-19And while doctors often prescribe over-the-counter antihistamines to control nasal allergy symptoms, Walker said that they are now more hesitant about prescribing nasal sprays and saline rinses based on new medical reports out of France and Italy.