Can mowing lawn cause sore throat?

Many times after mowing the lawn, people will experience an influx of grass allergy symptoms, such as a sore throat, due to the amount of grass and other pollen that gets into the air. While these measures can help soothe a sore throat caused by allergies, they won't prevent allergy symptoms in the future. Pollen, whether from grass, trees, or ragweed, is a common culprit of seasonal allergies, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma& Immunology, so avoiding exposure to it can help. The Mayo Clinic recommends staying home on dry and windy days and, if possible, keeping doors and windows closed on days with high pollen levels.

If you need to perform outdoor tasks, such as mowing lawns or pulling weeds, use a pollen mask. Sore throat allergy symptoms may include a dry and itchy feeling in the throat. It could be caused by different types of allergies, whether seasonal or by something in your home that is affecting you.

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