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A 38-year-old male asked:

I got allergy tested for dust mites is that same thing as house dust or regular dust?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Composition: House dust has the carcuses of dead dust mites as a significant component. There is other unrelated particulate but the mites provide the protein source that people are allergic to. You don't get allergic to dirt particles.
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