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Is it possible to have an anaphylactic reaction to horses and react just by being around them?
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Dr. Lee Perry
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Yes
Yes, it is possible to have a severe allergic reaction to horses just "by being around them." an anaphylactic reaction would be very unlikely, however. More likely symptoms might include runny nose, nasal congestion, sneeze and pruritus (itching of the eyes/nose).

In brief: Yes
Yes, it is possible to have a severe allergic reaction to horses just "by being around them." an anaphylactic reaction would be very unlikely, however. More likely symptoms might include runny nose, nasal congestion, sneeze and pruritus (itching of the eyes/nose).
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