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If my child has allergies, what are some good allergy-free dogs that we could have?

If my child has allergies, what are some good allergy-free dogs that we could have?

Trial Run: There is no such thing as an "allergy-free" dog. Hypoallergenic dogs often touted by breeders and more expensive. Unlike cat allergy where all breeds usually cause symptoms, there is evidence that dog allergy sufferers might be able to tolerate certain breeds. Everyone is different however. See Allergist to confirm dog allergy then "trial run" a breed and see if symptoms develop before purchase. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more


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Hi I was curious how can you make a latex balloon allergy free if someone is allergic to latex let me know thanks.

Hi I was curious how can you make a latex balloon allergy free if someone is allergic to latex let me know thanks.

Oxymoron: You cannot make a "latex" balloon.."latex" free..You can obtain latex free balloons EVERYWHERE!!!!!!!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What is a good allergy free multivitamin?

What is a good allergy free multivitamin?

Freeda Vitamins: Freeda vitamins contain no aluminum, dyes, meat, sulfates/sulfites, artificial colors/flavors, eggs, milk, fish, preservatives, aspartame, gelatin, casein, wheat, gluten whey, dextrose, lactose, or sugar. ...Read more

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What kind of allergy free foods can I eat that has no gluten, soy, rice, corn or dairy?

What kind of allergy free foods can I eat that has no gluten, soy, rice, corn or dairy?

Food allergy: You really need to determine first if you are allergic to all the items you listed , consult an allerkgist, a good resource is foodallergy.Org to find approprite foods to eat. ...Read more

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I have a natural cotton and horsehair mattress. Is it dust mite and allergy free?

I have a natural cotton and horsehair mattress. Is it dust mite and allergy free?

Not really: Do not be fooled by the terms "natural" and "organic". These do not always mean disease free, or harmless and many are not certified to begin with. Your mattress is a terrific hiding place for dust mites and for allergic issues. The best, non-allergenic mattresses are those that use synthetic fibers or sponge rubber that mites cannot live off. ...Read more

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Please tell me what type of blankets and pillows are good for allergies?

Please tell me what type of blankets and pillows are good for allergies?

Encase the pillow: If a person is allergic to feathers, down comforters and feather pillows could be big problem. Dust mites are found in bedding, pillows, mattresses etc. Obtaining allergy proof bedding encasements over the pillow, mattress and box springs can prevent "escape" of the allergen, decrease exposure and less symptoms. An allergist can assist in defining the true allergies. ...Read more

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How to remove allergy pimples on face due to blankets?

How to remove allergy pimples on face due to blankets?

Pimples: For any skin rashes, we need to look at it to know what it is. Based on your description, you have facial rashes. If it is due to your blanket or not is another question and needed to be evaluated. Any local dermatologist or allergist can help you figure out your question. ...Read more

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Do you have advice for someone w/ skin reaction/rash to medical tapes? Even hypoallergenic tape! latex allergy too. What should I be aware of?

Do you have advice for someone w/ skin reaction/rash to medical tapes? Even hypoallergenic tape! latex allergy too. What should I be aware of?

Tape allergy: Wound dressings can typically be held in place with materials such a coban (similar to an ace wrap). Make sure you have tried several brands of (non-latex) paper tapes before you give up. ...Read more