Pilgrim’s Health

Health Guidelines for Allergy Patients
The patient may experience allergies to certain substances in the environment, such as fumes, dust, foods, chemicals, and others. Allergies can affect any organ of the body, as it can affect the skin, it may affect the eyes and nose (called rhino-eye allergy). It may also affect the chest (called asthma). This may increase during the Hajj or Umrah season, due to crowding, dust, heat and car exhaust.
Here are some suggestions that may help alleviate these health problems:
  • ​In the case of skin allergies or allergies of the nose and eyes, the sick pilgrim can take with him the appropriate anti-allergic drugs, whether they are tablets, nasal sprays, or eye drops, according to medical instructions. There is - in general - no risk to the pilgrim from allergic diseases, except in cases of exacerbation of chest allergies (or the so-called asthma).
  • In cases where allergies are caused by eating certain foods, the treatment in this case is to avoid eating that food.
  • The allergy patient is recommended to avoid places, times, tasks and foods that provoke allergies, such as direct exposure to sunlight and avoiding crowds.
  • Some allergy medications may cause drowsiness, so be aware of this while driving.​

Last Update : 23 June 2022 04:06 AM
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