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For cat related asthma are there any treatments beyond bronchodilators or steroids?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Cat in or out?

Cat sleeping on your head? Not much chance of improvement - unless you kick the cat out of your room. Cat out? Good.
Open the windows or use a hepa air purifier to decrease airborne cat dander. Scrub down the room - bed, floor, walls, ceilings. Allergy immunotherapy takes time - a year or more - but done right it really helps especially if exposure is intermittent. See an allergist for help.

In brief: Cat in or out?

Cat sleeping on your head? Not much chance of improvement - unless you kick the cat out of your room. Cat out? Good.
Open the windows or use a hepa air purifier to decrease airborne cat dander. Scrub down the room - bed, floor, walls, ceilings. Allergy immunotherapy takes time - a year or more - but done right it really helps especially if exposure is intermittent. See an allergist for help.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Catectomy

Removing the cat from your life works very well, although almost no one is willing to do it.

In brief: Catectomy

Removing the cat from your life works very well, although almost no one is willing to do it.
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Several Options

For allergen induced asthma there are several options: avoidance; use of inhaled steroid and / or bronchodiltaors; other antiinflammatory medications; and allergy vaccine therapy.

In brief: Several Options

For allergen induced asthma there are several options: avoidance; use of inhaled steroid and / or bronchodiltaors; other antiinflammatory medications; and allergy vaccine therapy.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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