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March 24, 2021

Wearing a mask that fits snugly to your face can protect you against the coronavirus as well as seasonal allergens.

Sneezing, a stuffy nose and itchy eyes are more than enough to manage during allergy season, but the pandemic adds another layer — quite literally — in the form of a mask.

Wearing a mask can actually help protect you on high-pollen days by creating a physical barrier between you and the offending stuff. That's the good news. But there are other factors that might make a mask cumbersome to manage during allergy season, like the fact that you can't easily access your drippy nose.

Here, we've tapped a few experts to share their best tips for managing seasonal allergy symptoms when masking up is still the order of the day.