K asked in Home & GardenCleaning & Laundry · 2 months ago

How long does pollen stay 'active' if you get it on clothes (in terms of hayfever)?

If you get pollen on clothes and then months later wear it again will the pollen have 'worn off' or will it still trigger an allergy?

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    pollen is the only organic substance that does not biodegrade - ever . 

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    probably for as long as the allergic substance is on or near you

  • Robert
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Until you wash those clothes

  • 2 months ago

    It will trigger an allergy, because what causes allergy is the pollen protein (antigen).

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