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Are my allergies work-related?

With a little bit of detective work, you might be able to dig up some clues as to whether or not you're allergic to a work environment. Good luck, gumshoe!

Ask yourself the following questions:

  • When do my symptoms start and when do they stop?
  • Do my symptoms start in a certain area (do I sneeze incessantly whenever I enter the copier room, for example) or when I am performing a specific job?
  • What are the symptoms like on weekends or on vacation? Bring your observations (but not conclusions) to your doctor.

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