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A 43-year-old female asked about a male:

Baby allergic to dairy soy wheat gluten egg recently we had 2 dogs stay now he has sneezing runny nose bad wheezy chest could he be allergic to dogs?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Sneezing and congest: Yes he could be allergic to dog dander and also to many other things.
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
Allergy and Immunology 50 years experience
Probably not: Unless the baby has had enough prior exposure to have already become allergic to dogs i doubt that the visit caused him to become allergic. I think it is much more likely that the child is infected with a viral cold caught from your guests and it has triggered his asthma symptoms. I would check with whomever is his treating physician and make sure he is getting the correct medication.

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