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Could getting scratched by a cat as a child result in my developing a cat allergy?

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Dr. Javier Chinen
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
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In brief: Exposure

Allergies result of an inappropriate response to a substance.
Cat allergy usually results from exposure to cat hair, regardless of whether there was a scratch or not.

In brief: Exposure

Allergies result of an inappropriate response to a substance.
Cat allergy usually results from exposure to cat hair, regardless of whether there was a scratch or not.
Dr. Javier Chinen
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