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What is the best kind of vacuum cleaner to use for asthma and allergy issues?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: With HEPA filter
A vacuum cleaner with a hepa filter puts out pollen-free, dust-free air from its exhaust end.
A vacuum cleaner that blows exhaust upward instead of sideways or backwards has less of a tendence to blow dust from the floor into the air, while one is vacuuming. It's best to wear a mask during vacuuming (available at all drugstores), and to use a room hepa filter afterwards to clear the air.

In brief: With HEPA filter
A vacuum cleaner with a hepa filter puts out pollen-free, dust-free air from its exhaust end.
A vacuum cleaner that blows exhaust upward instead of sideways or backwards has less of a tendence to blow dust from the floor into the air, while one is vacuuming. It's best to wear a mask during vacuuming (available at all drugstores), and to use a room hepa filter afterwards to clear the air.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Hepa
One with either a water filter or hepa filter to reduce dust.

In brief: Hepa
One with either a water filter or hepa filter to reduce dust.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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