What should I do when I have an allergic reaction on my shift?


Whether you have seasonal allergies or just get sensitive around certain irritants at work, having an allergic reaction during your shift can pose a number of etiquette problems. Most mild allergic reactions won’t significantly interfere with your ability to do your job. But allergy symptoms can sap your energy and make it tough to get through a long workday. Occasionally, they can make simple tasks much harder than they should be. For example, if you’re having bouts of uncontrollable sneezing, your patients may take one look at you with a needle in your hand and run the other way!


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