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What Is The Best Meds For Dust Mites
Dust mites: This is not a medical question, but an allergist in your area may be able to make some suggestions. You might also call a local expert on insects at your local UCal campus. ...Read more
Avoidance: It depends on what symptoms are caused by dust mite allergy and exposure. Most common would be nasal syptoms (allergic rhinitis) and oral antihistamines or topical steroids or antihistamines are very effective. Dust mite exposure in allergic people also can contribute to allergic eczema (atopic dermatitis) and asthma. They are treated in the usual way. But best is to avoid dust mite exposure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Combination: Use dust mite covers on pillows and mattresses, hypoallergenic pillows, latex mattress, use a hepa vacuum cleaner, vapor steam cleaner, try a quality air purifier, dehumidifier, good filters for the furnace & anti-allergen carpet cleaner (best not to have carpeting). 0h - were you asking about med tx - talk to your allergist about desensitization shots. ...Read more
Is zyrtek allergy med safe for a 7yr old, are there any natural ways to treat his dust mite allergy other than medicine everyday?
Avoidance: of allergen is always the best. Guideline recommends * Keep indoor relative humidity to 65% /day would allow mites to live. *Vacuum at least 1x/wk. (include upholstered furniture) *Encase mattress , box spring, pillows in densely weaved microfiber encasings *Remove drape, carpeting whenever possible. *Launder bedding at least 1x/wk *Allergy shots if necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Allergy doc says I am allergic to "dust mites" and all sorts of grass (had skin prick test)- so what am i suppose to do about that other than meds?
Can zyrtek cause behavioral changes in a child and mood swings? What is an allergy med with no side effects for dust mite allergy?
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