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Why do some dog breeds induce more allergies in people than do other dog breeds?

Why do some dog breeds induce more allergies in people than do other dog breeds?

All the same: Good question and many people ask me this. As far as the antigen that causes allergy goes all dogs are the same as remarkable as that may seem. This allergen is especially found in dog saliva and can spread from there. Dogs that salivate , lick or shed more are perhaps more likely to disperse the allergen. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Could allergies and exercise induce asthma?

Could allergies and exercise induce asthma?

Yes: Allergies and exercise are 2 of the most common triggers for exacerbation of asthma symptoms. If your asthma is not well controlled and you have allergies, treatment of the allergies is an important part of asthma therapy. If exercise is making your breathing worse it doesn't mean you can't do it. It suggests that your asthma is not well controlled and this should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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It's ragweed allergy season. How do you prevent yourself from the suffering allergies induce?

It's ragweed allergy season. How do you prevent yourself from the suffering allergies induce?

Ragweed: It is a little early for ragweed but fall will be here soon. Immunotherapy to build a new resistance against ragweed works best for prevention since allergy is a hereditary disease. ...Read more

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Can you have grief induced allergies?

Can you have grief induced allergies?

Not exactly: Strong emotions including grief can contribute to flares of hives and flares of asthma. Grief and stress can aggravate many physical symptoms such as headaches, abdominal pain, etc, but i'm unfamiliar with allergies being triggered by grief. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take care of an allergy-induced cough?

What is the best way to take care of an allergy-induced cough?

Allergy: Number one advise for any kind of allergy is avoidance- if you know the allergen. It can be specific food, house dust mite, smoke, strong odor, outdoor allergen/pollen, exposure to mold/damp environment, animals, occupational exposure, etc. Allergy testing is one way to find it out. There are otc and rx allergy medication. Before using medication consult your doctor to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Can you suggest a medication for headaches induced by allergies?

Can you suggest a medication for headaches induced by allergies?

If it is sinus: headache you treat with antihistamin, decongestant and intranasal corticosteroid . If it is migrain then you treat it accordingly. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause you to feel nauseous and not have appetite?

Can seasonal allergies cause you to feel nauseous and not have appetite?

Not exactly: Seasonal allergies do not cause nausea. They can cause the production of lots of mucus which can lead to nausea and loss of appetite from a queasy stomach. ...Read more

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Could allergy induced asthma turn in copd?

Could allergy induced asthma turn in copd?

Yes.: Uncontrolled persistent asthma causes airway remodeling that can slowly progress to emphysema (quicker in smokers and people with severe reflux). Treatment of underlying conditions can deter that from happening. ...Read more

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I have allergy-induced asthma attack from my severe cat allergies, what do you recommend?

I have allergy-induced asthma attack from my severe cat allergies, what do you recommend?

Cat out of bdrm: Getting rid of the cat would be the best option but most people won't follow this advice. Thus the least you need to do is to keep the cat out of the bedroom and perhaps have a hepa filter in the bedroom . You need to consult an allergist to get desensitized to the cat and get the appropriate medications to control your asthma in the meanwhile. Vacuum and keep windows open often. ...Read more

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