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Can I take my dcs camping with hayfever?

(8 Posts)
hex Mon 25-Jun-07 18:17:46

I don't suffer at all byt poor dds (aged 2 and 6) have itchy eyes and noses - is camping completely out of the question?

dustystar Mon 25-Jun-07 18:19:33

You could try a heathland site. Do they respond well to antihistamines?

hex Mon 25-Jun-07 18:22:50

not brilliantly..I've been surprised at how ineffective piriton's been..also tried bendryl and clarytin..is there anything else??

dustystar Mon 25-Jun-07 18:24:07

I don't know I'm afraid as we don't suffer from it. Why don't you try an overnight or weekend stay first and see how they are.

Speccy Mon 25-Jun-07 18:30:43

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

lizziemun Mon 25-Jun-07 19:02:36

As speccy says i always found my hayfever was much better when we went camping as a child. We always camped near the coast.

hex Mon 25-Jun-07 21:47:47

Thanks for this..but Speccy - how on earth do you get eye drops in dc aged 6. My dd is same age and it was a real struggle so we gave up!

Speccy Tue 26-Jun-07 07:38:04

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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