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gentamicin allergy in cats

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Testing: Allergy testing, either by skin tests or blood tests can help give a definitive answer about allergy to cat. Allergy to cats can often be assumed if ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cat allergy info: The 3 basic tools used to treat any allergy are avoidance, medications and specific allergen immunotherapy. For cats, don't sleep with them, decrease ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Cat is one of the most common causes of allergy symptoms in the us.Asthma.
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Dr. Rada Ivanov
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Very much so, and very common.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Calendine
24 years experience Pediatrics
Worth a shot?: Immunotherapy (allergy shots) can alleviate symptoms for some but can take up to 5 yrs and initially require shots twice a week. Other: no cat in bed ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cat allergy meds: Since you call this minor, otc meds should be sufficient to control the symptoms. You can find generics for zyrtec, Allegra and Claritin antihistamine ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Cohen
22 years experience Sports Medicine
You can"t: Wanting a cat is okay, having one in your home is not. The amount of animal dander increases as the animal stays in the home, leading to progressivel ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolph Johnstone
35 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Cat allergy: Yes , especially if you are a severe asthmatic this severe of a reaction would be rare but cat allergy can be very severe.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: There is a cat extract that is available to be used on allergen immunotherapy for cat.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Cat allergy: If it is a mild allergy, your symptoms may come and go. Also other allergies may play a role and confuse you.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Yes.: Allergy to a particular substance can develop at any time or any age. It actually takes repeated exposure in most cases to induce the allergic respon ... Read More
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