A 44-year-old member asked:
If my boyfriend is allergic to my cat and it's making his eczema really itch, what can we do?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Three options: With allergic diseases there are generally three options: avoidance, medications and allergy vaccine therapy. Avoidance for cats is difficult but one could try a hepa filter system. One should make sure medical therapy is optimized if avoidance is not possible and if not helpful allergy vaccine therapy could be considered.
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dermatology 42 years experience
Treat the eczema: Use otc antihistamines (loratadine in the morning, cetirazine in the evening) and a topical steroid as prescribed by your physician...Or...Get rid of kitty.
5.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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