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Is it possible to be allergic to air conditioning?

Is it possible to be allergic to air conditioning?

No: Not from the air conditioning itself, but maybe allergens that are being blown around by your a/c in the ductwork or in the house. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get sick from air conditioning?

Is it possible to get sick from air conditioning?

Sick from AirConditi: Yes. There are several possibilites including mold illness and bacteria illness. See your physician if you are ill to find the cause of your problems. ...Read more

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Ever since I started living in air conditioning, my skin has become dry and now it's getting oily and my face is breaking out. Help?

Moisturizer: The way AC works is to remove humidity from the air. Naturally, this leads to dry skin and increased oil production. Apply a moisturizer to your face twice a day to help reduce these symptoms. If they don't improve, see your doctor, as a prescription may be required. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What could be causing to feel like i'm burning up, I have the air conditioning all the way down and i feel like i'm on fire, why, how, help?

What could be causing to feel like i'm burning up, I have the air conditioning all the way down and i feel like i'm on fire, why, how, help?

Burning up: The hot feeling is usually caused by dilatation of your blood vessels. This phenomenon can be brought on by medication, food menstrual disorders, or other mechanical means. ...Read more

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Are there allergies to air conditioning?

Are there allergies to air conditioning?

Not really: Air conditioning in of itself would not cause an allergy antibody mediated reaction. However, some individuals can have a type of rhinitis that causes them to get runny nose and other allergy like symptoms with cold air from ac. ...Read more

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What causes being in air conditioning to make my chest hurt?

What causes being in air conditioning to make my chest hurt?

Air conditioning: Sometimes cold air can cause bronchoconstriction which tighten up the chest and causes discomfort. If it is only in a particular air conditioned environment not all, it is possible some inhalant is present in the guilty air conditioning system causing the problem. ...Read more

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Should i leave the air conditioning on if i'm using a humidifier?

Should i leave the air conditioning on if i'm using a humidifier?

Call HVAC: Sounds like a question for a hvac expert. I would ask a company that services air conditioners. ...Read more

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I feel warm. No fever, i'm in air conditioning. Why?

I feel warm. No fever, i'm in air conditioning.  Why?

Warm: Certain foods can cause increased body heat but no rise in body temperature. Medications can also cause increased body heath. ...Read more

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My friend is convinced that air conditioning is bad for one's health. Is air conditioning bad for you?

My friend is convinced that air conditioning is bad for one's health. Is air conditioning bad for you?

TCM: I have a little bit of a different perspective on the issue of air conditioning than my respected colleague dr. Bansal. And just so you know, i love air conditioning. However from a traditional chinese medicine standpoint it can be a form of "pernicious winds". Here is an article on the issue: http://www.Traditionalqi.Com/2011/02/07/avoiding-air-conditioning-sickness/. I also ask my acupuncture >. ...Read more

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