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A 29-year-old member asked:

If i'm allergic to dog and cat dander, am i likely allergic to rabbits too?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
Allergy and Immunology 50 years experience
Yes: As an allergic person, since you are already allergic to cats and dogs, you are at increased risk of becoming allergic to rabbits if you have extensive exposure to a rabbit.
Dr. Michael Jones
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Not necessarily: The proteins that are allergenic on various animals differ.

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Last updated Aug 30, 2013

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