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can you be allergic to pigs

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Varies: Each person is unique as well as their immune system. It reacts to the environment uniquely. However, when you are allergic to cats and guinea pigs, t ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Allergy testing: will determine if you have allergies to both.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pet allergy: You may also become allergic to guinea pigs, regardless if you are allergic to cat and dog fur or not.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not: necessarily
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Absolutely, and you can get tested for it too to confirm.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Possibly.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not Automatically: Allergies in each and every person are different. Mother only way to know if you are allergic to guinea pig is to be allergy tested. But, if you have ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: If one is allergic to dogs one is not necessarily allergic to guinea pigs.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: You may be allergic or the animal may be carrying some "bugs" that are causing the problem. Have the animal checked out by a vet and you should see ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: What you described suggests an allergy.
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