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When Exposed To Dust Mites How Long Does 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
72-96 hours: The usual time period is 72-96 hours after exposure although more vigorous reactions can happen sooner. ...Read more
How long does it take for facial skin to recover from an allergic reaction after a daily 3 month exposure to the allergen after first reaction?
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
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
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
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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