A 36-year-old member asked:
I'm just wondering, if you're allergic to cats, do cat allergens harm your lungs as bad as second hand smoke?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
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A 41-year-old member asked:
If you're allergic to cats, do cat allergens harm your lungs as much as second hand smoke?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Cat allergies: Cat allergies can give you asthma symptoms which usually reverse when you are not around cats anymore, unless you live with one. Smoking predisposes you to a myriad of lung issues, and can potentially cause lung cancer. If you live with a cat, get desensitized, see an allergist.
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Last updated Apr 6, 2013
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