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How can I reduce the suffering with a rabbit allergy.?

How can I reduce the suffering  with a rabbit allergy.?

Avoidance, meds: First, i would try to avoid exposure to rabbit(s). If that is not possible, over the counter antihistamines such as zyrtec and Allegra (fexofenadine) might be helpful. ...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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Might mildly itchy skin colored bumps be symptoms of rabbit allergies?

Might mildly itchy skin colored bumps be symptoms of rabbit allergies?

It's possible.: Allergies, regardless of what triggered them, can have a variety of symptoms, including various rashes. But rashes can have a variety of causes. I advise seeing your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause rabbit allergies?

What could cause rabbit allergies?

Urine: The allergen from rabbits (and other rodents) comes from their urine. Actually, it is a protein found in the kidneys. Since rabbits are not too discriminating about where they do their business, the protein from the urine gets aerosolized fairly easily. ...Read more

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How can I reduce the suffering with a rabbit allergy.?

Avoidance, meds: First, i would try to avoid exposure to rabbit(s). If that is not possible, over the counter antihistamines such as zyrtec and Allegra (fexofenadine) might be helpful. ...Read more

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Watery eyes since eating smoked lapin. Is this a rabbit allergy reaction or just due to the smoke?

Watery eyes since eating smoked lapin. Is this a rabbit allergy reaction or just due to the smoke?

Not rabbit allergy: Food allergy usually starts within 30 min. And involves some or all of following: itchy/swollen lips/mouth/throat, nausea, vomitting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, flushing, itchy skin, hives, chest tightness, wheezing, runny/stuffy nose, itchy/watery eyes, lightheadedness/low bp. It is rare to have a single symptom except itchy mouth and symptoms resolve within 24 hours. ...Read more

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What could cause rabbit allergies?

Urine: The allergen from rabbits (and other rodents) comes from their urine. Actually, it is a protein found in the kidneys. Since rabbits are not too discriminating about where they do their business, the protein from the urine gets aerosolized fairly easily. ...Read more

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How to tell if child has dog, cat, or rabbit allergies?

How to tell if child has dog, cat, or rabbit allergies?

Symptoms, tests: Animal danders r strong triggers for allergy symptoms. If a child is allergic to animal dander, she/he may sneeze, wheeze, cough, develop hives or itchy eyes when he/she pets the animal, or even be in the same room with the animal. You can confirm the allergy be doing allergy testing w an allergist. ...Read more

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Might mildly itchy skin colored bumps be symptoms of rabbit allergies?

It's possible.: Allergies, regardless of what triggered them, can have a variety of symptoms, including various rashes. But rashes can have a variety of causes. I advise seeing your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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If I got sick once eating rabbit gnocchi, do I have rabbit or guinea pig allergy?

If I got sick once eating rabbit gnocchi, do I have rabbit or guinea pig allergy?

Possible, unlikely: It is possible to be allergic to such things, but relatively rare. It depends on what you mean by "i got sick"--i would recommend informing your primary care physician, and possibly a referral to an allergist to help determine whether or not you are allergic. ...Read more