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Early spring, early allergy season: Pollen a major culprit for allergy sufferers, also reactivated mold

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WILLMAR -- For most folks, the snowless winter and early spring have been supremely welcomed.

But there's a down side for those suffering from allergies: Their seasonal symptoms are kicking in way ahead of schedule.

Gesundheit!

"Definitely we're seeing an earlier start" to the allergy season this year, said Dr. Amy Ellingson of the Allergy and Asthma Specialty Clinic in Willmar. "Everyone is already starting to know allergy season is here."

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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