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How long will pet allergies show

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely Not Soon: If you are truly allergic to animal dander like cat and dog it is unlikely to get better. Allergic sensitization can change with time, but don't expec ... Read More

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Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Allergy symptoms: can strike anytime from minutes up to twelve hours after ingestion of the offending agents. Those symptoms would include itching and hives in minor ca ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Depends on the type of the puppy and personal predisposition, if both factors are in favor, in few weeks or months allergy symptoms would start.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Medication allergy: While potentially any medication can cause an allergic reaction, if your symptoms have been ruled out to be from anything else, then you can attribute ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not: Your age and lab work don't make you a high risk for COVID-19. Being over 50 with failing health or chronic respiratory disease would. The limited num ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: As of 8 March 2020 we know the following. Eighty % of cases are mild with no or few symptoms. Fourteen % can develop severe pneumonia & 5% may be ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not exactly: The best treatment is to not have a pet in the house and avoid those pets as possible. The best long term medical treatment is allergy immunotherapy ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
All year long.: Most commonly dust mites and molds and pets. In rare cases, what you work around.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergy shots: There is no cure for allergies but the best proven long term solution for them is allergen desensitization, also called allergy shots or allergen immu ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
If you are allergic : It may increase your symptoms if you are allergic to it. Your physician can order blood or skin tests to check if you may be allergic to the type of a ... Read More
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