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What's the pollen count like where you are?

Discussion in 'MOTORHOME CHAT' started by just looking, Jun 20, 2013.

  1. just looking

    just looking Funster - Life Member

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    Here in Compton you can cut the pollen with a knife, I;ve got all the symptoms of a hanger over with non of the pleasures of having a beer:cry:
    Steve.
  2. neilydun

    neilydun Funster

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    High as you like, eyes streaming, nose running, and its raining !
  3. peter H

    peter H Funster

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    Thanks to the rain, probably about minus lots must now

    Peter
  4. 1_man_and_his_dob(lo)

    1_man_and_his_dob(lo) Funster

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    I don't suffer too much from it, but yesterday was bad enough that I took an antihistamine. No problem today...:rain:

    Other than that, and a couple of days at the start of the month, it's not been too bad this year. Could just be delayed though.
  5. rangitira

    rangitira Funster

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    Pollen? POLLEN???

    Are you a bloody Bee?

    Ever seen a Bee with streaming Eyes, Sniffles, Cough, cough snuffle???


    Tough'en up Funster!!!:shout:
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  6. PP Bear

    PP Bear Funster

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    Er let me see.....1,2,3,4,5,6.........99,100,101........999,1000,1001......oh bugger where was I:Doh:

    Ok, 1,2,3,4,5,6.........99,100,101........999,1000,1001:Rofl1::thumb:
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  7. GJH

    GJH Funster

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    I had some itchy eye trouble in Otley on Tuesday but otherwise the loratadine is doing its stuff.

    By the way, for any hay fever sufferers who buy their antihistamines (rather than those who have free prescriptions), don't go for brand names as most of them are just cetirizine or loratadine (non-drowsy). Don't go to the pound shops either as you will likely only get a pack of 7 (rather than 14) tablets.

    Look out for an own-brand pack or independent manufacturer (e.g. Galpharm). We buy packs of 14 tablets for about 79p from Home Bargains, a lot cheaper than the brands or prescription charges. Even though we qualify for free prescriptions now we don't bother, just pay the few pence to buy them at a local shop.
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  8. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster

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    extremely low in Scarborough.......it's pissing down :Laughing:
  9. Spottycatz

    Spottycatz Funster

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    No pollen here! Not much that is hardy enough to reach flowing stage!:Eeek:
  10. 1_man_and_his_dob(lo)

    1_man_and_his_dob(lo) Funster

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    I usually pick up the Boots own-brand ones and, if memory serves me, the last lot cost me about 99p.

    I left the loratadine ones in the campervan, so I'm on the other type that might cause drowsiness. No effect yet thou......zzzzzz.
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  11. TheBig1

    TheBig1 Funster-Life Member

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    Dorset
    it's that bad here that my black truck has changed colour. the sore eyes and nose I can put up with, but got a terrible headache with it the last few days
  12. Armytwowheels

    Armytwowheels Funster

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    No pollen in Market Harborough, it's all been washed away!! :Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Driving home from work about 6:30pm and the water was coming out of the drains like a fountain! :Eeek:
  13. Deckard

    Deckard

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    Lancashire
    Otrivine is great for an instant fix....last 6-8 hrs too...

    I still use an anti-histamine, but the spray clears away any er...blockages

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