You've been around someone suffering from severe allergies, if you don't suffer from them yourself, it leaves you feeling like you have a cold.
A lot of us in the newsroom have been out this week due to allergies.
And a lot of us rush to the pharmacy for over the counter medications, but could a shot be the cure?
Sneezing, watery red eyes, all signs it's allergy season.
Bridgette Farris feels the pain.
"Sniffling, achy face."
Symptoms that have people packing the waiting room at Little Rock Allergy and Asthma Clinic.
One of the problems for some, "If it rains for some reason it brings mold out, I'm allergic to mold."
Allergy Doctor, Ellen Lu, "This allergy season definitely started early because the winter was rather warm."
Here are some tips to help you make it through this intense allergy season.
For your home, wash linens frequently.
Get allergy covers for your bed.
People with pets wash your hands a lot.
And if you suffer from pollen keep your windows closed and shower when you come indoors.
But remember while over the counter allergy medicines may seem like the easiest thing to take, they may not be the answer.
Dr. Lu said, "If they are not sure if it's a cold or allergies we can do some simple allergy skin test to identify their allergy profile."
Some like Bridgette,
"I'm bad about keeping it on schedule."
Can get regular allergy injections, that are specifically made for what you are allergic to, that can be taken in conjunction with over the counter medications.