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What kind of allergy pill will help most with indoor and dust allergies?

What kind of allergy pill will help most with indoor and dust allergies?

Any antihistamine: All antihistamines such as benedryl, allegra, zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) are histamine blockers. They block histamine at the histamine receptor. This is independent of the cause of the release of histamine. So, all antihistamines are useful in the treatment of indoor or dust allergies. ...Read more

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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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Which type of room air filter helps the best with pet and dust allergies?

Which type of room air filter helps the best with pet and dust allergies?

HEPA: Hepa filter means high efficiency particulate air filter. This is just a government designation that a filter will remove a certain number of particles of a given size. These will take the level of animal dander down from a ton to a lot. Look for a reputable major brand name and change the filter regularly. ...Read more

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What can I do about dust allergies?

What can I do about dust allergies?

Enviro control: You can use dustmite covers for pillows and mattresses(achoo allergy has good ones), wash sheets in really hot water once weekly, decrease humidity of the house to less than 50%. Those are the most beneficial. Wear a mask when vacuuming or dusting. Or if you have your house cleaned, allow about 2-3 hours before you come back to your house to allow for things to settle back down. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as dust allergies?

Is there such thing as dust allergies?

Dust mites: Usually it isn't the dust but dust mites that cause the allergic reaction, but for your there is no difference. Dust reduction will help. ...Read more

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Are deodrants bad if I have dust allergies?

Are deodrants bad if I have dust allergies?

Avoid aerosols: if you are prone to airborne allergies, go with a roll on deodorant. There's no relation between dust and deodoarant but anything aerosolized if breathed in can cause a bronchspastic response. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have cat or dust allergies?

How do I know if I have cat or dust allergies?

An allergist : Could test you to help differentiate what you may be allergic to. Take care. ...Read more

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Are air fresheners bad if I have dust allergies?

Are air fresheners bad if I have dust allergies?

Probably not: But the strong odor might actually cause symptoms through a mechanism known as vaso motor rhinitis. ...Read more

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