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A 53-year-old female asked about a 94-year-old female:

Do cat allergies produce wet cough, runny nose and chest congestion?

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Dr. Rhonda Simons
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Not usually: Most allergy-related symptoms are sneezing, dry cough, watery eyes, itchy eyes or throat. If you have an asthma component to your allergies, you can get wheezy or be short of breath. A nasal steroid can be very helpful in treatment and prevention of symptoms since it works right where your body reacts to the antigen. Non-sedating anti-histamines are helpful if steroid spray alone won't do it!

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