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What can you do to make your home allergy proof against dust and airborne allergens?
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
Dust mites: encase all bedding.
Remove carpeting. Replace sofa with a leather one. Pets: remove pets. Sorry, it works. Hepa air purifier may help. Open windows. Mold: control dampness. Repair leaks. Remove wood & wicker baskets from indoor plants. Hepa air purifier. Open windows. Pollen: close windows during daytime. Hepa air purifier. For all: eliminate smoking & wood fires in fireplace.

In brief: Depends
Dust mites: encase all bedding.
Remove carpeting. Replace sofa with a leather one. Pets: remove pets. Sorry, it works. Hepa air purifier may help. Open windows. Mold: control dampness. Repair leaks. Remove wood & wicker baskets from indoor plants. Hepa air purifier. Open windows. Pollen: close windows during daytime. Hepa air purifier. For all: eliminate smoking & wood fires in fireplace.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Dust
Very difficult. Hepa filters, rip out carpet, dust mite bed sheets and pillow covers, vacuum 2-3x per week with hepa machine, etc.
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In brief: Dust
Very difficult. Hepa filters, rip out carpet, dust mite bed sheets and pillow covers, vacuum 2-3x per week with hepa machine, etc.
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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