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Is it possible to develop asthma from having a dog allergy?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes...

If you have a dog allergy and you are exposed to a dog, it is possible to develop bronchospasm.
If this happens repeatedly, asthma would be diagnosed. You need to have more than one episode of wheezing to diagnose asthma.

In brief: Yes...

If you have a dog allergy and you are exposed to a dog, it is possible to develop bronchospasm.
If this happens repeatedly, asthma would be diagnosed. You need to have more than one episode of wheezing to diagnose asthma.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Gary Steven
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Absolutely!

If you're allergic to a pet that is in the home, it is very common for this to lead to enough inflammation in the lungs to cause asthma.
There are steps you can take to reduce your exposure to animal dander in the home, and treat the remaining inflammation with medications, but it is always best, especially for children, to remove the animal from the home.

In brief: Absolutely!

If you're allergic to a pet that is in the home, it is very common for this to lead to enough inflammation in the lungs to cause asthma.
There are steps you can take to reduce your exposure to animal dander in the home, and treat the remaining inflammation with medications, but it is always best, especially for children, to remove the animal from the home.
Dr. Gary Steven
Dr. Gary Steven
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