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Do dogs or cats cause more allergies? We want a pet.

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anlin Xu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: They can

Dog and cats can definitely cause allergies.
They may cause asthma too. If u r prone to develop allergies, even if u have no allergy to dogs and cats now, u can develop allergy to them in the future.

In brief: They can

Dog and cats can definitely cause allergies.
They may cause asthma too. If u r prone to develop allergies, even if u have no allergy to dogs and cats now, u can develop allergy to them in the future.
Dr. Anlin Xu
Dr. Anlin Xu
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Tough answer

Both dogs and cats can cause allergy problems.
If one does not have problems around dogs and cats now then it probably ok to get a dog or cat. If dogs or cats cause problems now then it would be prudent not to get a per.

In brief: Tough answer

Both dogs and cats can cause allergy problems.
If one does not have problems around dogs and cats now then it probably ok to get a dog or cat. If dogs or cats cause problems now then it would be prudent not to get a per.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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