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Doctor insights on: When Exposed To Dust Mites How Long Does Reaction Last

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How long does a dust mite allergic reaction last?

How long does a dust mite allergic reaction last?

It depends...: On the amount and duration of exposure. If you're allergic to dust mites and you fluff up a pillow on the way to the washing machine, probably 30 minutes. If you sleep on a pillow without an allergy cover, the all-night-long exposure might last a couple of hours, or if you're highly allergic to dust mites, it might last all day. ...Read more

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Any of various small or minute arachnids of the order acarina that are often parasitic on animals and plants, infest stored food products, and in ...Read more


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How long do hives from pet dander last?

How long do hives from pet dander last?

Unusual: It is unusual to get hives from pet danger but nonetheless it can happen when one is very highly allergic. With a single exposure, most people should recover in 1-8 hours. However if your clothing or hair has been contaminated with the dander, the reaction may return until you have them cleaned. ...Read more

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How long does an allergy attack to pollen normally last?

How long does an allergy attack to pollen normally last?

Days to weeks...: If you are continually exposed to pollen, an allergy attach could stretch over days to weeks (in fact, you could be sneezing or wheezing for the entire pollen season). ...Read more

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How long could carpet/dust allergy reaction last?

How long could carpet/dust allergy reaction last?

One day to years: If the dust mite exposure is avoided, symptoms may resolve in a few hours without treatment. If there has been significant, prolonged exposure, it may take weeks or months to resolve without treatment. If the mold exposure cannot be avoided, the symptoms will last indefinitely. ...Read more

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How does one become allergic to dust?

How does one become allergic to dust?

Dust mite contact: Dust mites live in bedding, carpeting & upholstered furniture but not in vinyl-covered crib mattresses. Enzymes in their fecal pellets trigger an immune response when they contact the skin or when they are inhaled into the lungs. These same enzymes may digest the seal between skin & airway cells permitting them to penetrate deeply where processing by the immune system elicits an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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How long does asbestos dust last outdoors?

How long does asbestos dust last outdoors?

Asbestos : Asbestos is a thin crystal mineral. It won't just disappear or evaporate because it's outside but it will be diluted, if you will by the clean outside air.One or two forms of asbestos are dangerous to your health. This is the case when they are found in the air in high enough concentrations.Thats why it's actually more dangerous during removal than it usually is left in place. ...Read more

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How long does it take for hives to appear after an allergen contact?

How long does it take for hives to appear after an allergen contact?

Within minutes : With contact hives, such as after a dog lick, they appear with minutes. After eating food to which you are allergic your lips and mouth become itchy almost immediately and the hives will usually appear within minutes and over 90% of the time within 30 minutes. ...Read more

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How long does it take peanut dust to settle from the air? We need the dust to fully settle so we can clean the room and prevent an allergic reaction.

How long does it take peanut dust to settle from the air?  We need the dust to fully settle so we can clean the room and prevent an allergic reaction.

What dust?: What kind of a room are you talking about. There shouldn't be dust in the air after the surfaces are cleaned, unless you're in a peanut butter factory or something. Use a basic hepafilter vacuum, clean the room surfaces with cleaning wipes, and you should be ok. ...Read more

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After exposure to contaminated beef, how long does it take for vCJD to develop?

After exposure to contaminated beef, how long does it take for vCJD to develop?

Decades: Hi Member466, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease or mad cow disease is a form of dementia that can take 15-20 and sometimes up to 50 years to develop after eating contaminated meat. While a slow virus or " Prion" , an infectious protein particle may be involved, a definitive cause is still unknown. Hope this sheds some light on your question. Thank you. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to get an allergic reaction after contact with the allergen?

How much time does it take to get an allergic reaction after contact with the allergen?

72-96 hours: The usual time period is 72-96 hours after exposure although more vigorous reactions can happen sooner. ...Read more

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Target lesion allergic reaction how long does it last for ?

Target lesion allergic reaction how long does it last for ?

Depends: One thing you need to consider is Lime Disease from a tick bite. Should consult a doctor promptly to confirm it so that you can get it treated. There are also other conditions with target lesions and the duration would depend on what has caused it. Rush to your doctor's office now. ...Read more

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How long does it take for pollen levels to drop off in the air outdoors?

How long does it take for pollen levels to drop off in the air outdoors?

When is goes away!: If its seasonal and outdoors, nothing to do until the pollen goes, which may be spring, summer, or fall. Rain cleans the are for several days, but levels soon rise. ...Read more

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How long does in-door insecticide stay in the house after they have been sprayed? Will they breakdown and disappear?

How long does in-door insecticide stay in the house after they have been sprayed? Will they breakdown and disappear?

Depends on incectici: It would be easier for you to research the internet to get the answer to this question, since we are not chemists and will know very little about incecticides. Besides, the brand of incecticide will matter since there are different chemicals used in each one and each one is utilized and broken down differently. ...Read more

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About how long does it take a rash due to allergic reactions to cats to heal?

About how long does it take a rash due to allergic reactions to cats to heal?

Hours to days: If the rash you have is from a recent and brief exposure, if you have some topical benedryl cream, it should resolve relatively quickly. If you have had prolonged exposure, you might need to add a topical steroid for relief. This might take a couple of days. Finally, if the rash is infected, see your doctor as that might not heal on its own. ...Read more

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How long do the symptoms of a dust mite allergy usually last for?

Hard to say: Acute symptoms due to a specific exposure can last for one to two hours; less if treated immediately with antihistamines. But dust mite allergen is very common in the environment, so continued exposure throughout the night and day can cause continuous symptoms. If taking an antihistamine on a regular basis doesn't help, see your primary physician or allergist. ...Read more

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How long does pet dander remain in the house?

How long does pet dander remain in the house?

4 months: About four months for most cat allergen, and dog is probably similar, although there isn't much evidence about dog. Levels can persist much longer, especially if the levels are extremely high originally. ...Read more

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