I'd suggest using a mask in dusty situations. You can buy them in most hardware stores or drugstores, and they're not that expensive. They can help keep dust and pollen out of your nasal passages, which could help if part of your problem is simply irritation from the particles.
You also might try using a Neti pot to wash your nose out with sterile saline. That can help a lot.
Since many antihistamines take some time to be fully effective, you could also take them every day during your allergy seasons, rather than waiting until you experience symptoms.
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