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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Get rid of the cat or see an allergist, who can help "immunize" you to it.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Highly unusual: but one can never say never in medicine. The scenario I can think of is when one has severe asthma and is allergic to cat. In which case, the cat expo ... Read More
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Dr. Duane Gels
37 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Technically, yes: Some people are very allergic to cats. Some have "cat asthma" with surprisingly low exposure. If exposure continues and asthma does not get treated, a ... Read More
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Yes possible: If someone has severe allergy to cat , cat exposure can cause people to die.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
OTC: Cat allergies are treated the same as other environmental allergies. Use an antihistamine such as claritin, zyrtec, or allegra. There is also zaditor ... Read More
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoid, meds, shots: The most important treatment for allergies is avoidance. If the cat is staying, then nasal steroid sprays are the most effective treatment but will l ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Define cure: If you mean off all medications without any symptoms whatsoever, then that's unlikely. However, allergen immunotherapy is effective at significantly ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Simple: No cat no allergy. But if you choose to live with animals- get allergy tested and desensitizing shots will help. See pmd.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
New home for kitty?: There is no way to truly "cure" cat allergy. The best way to minimize symptoms of course is to remove the cat from the home. If that is not possible ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
17 years experience Pharmacology
Allergy: Yes, allergies can develop at any time.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nothing special: Cat dander allergic rhinitis is probably the most common way to name cat allergy when it affects the nose. If it affects the lungs, allergic asthma c ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
25 years experience Psychiatry
A bunch of reasons: There can be many reasons for a new allergy to emerge in adulthood. Although it's usually due to increase sensitization by your immune system. Here's ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Varies: Cat allergy symptoms can include: runny nose and eyes, itchy nose, eyes and ears, skin rahes, trouble breathing and asthma symptoms.

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