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Does having a pet at home increase allergies?
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Dr. Ali Hallaj-pour
Pediatrics
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In brief: If allergic to it!
Most people are usually allergic to animal dander. Having a pet usually does not raise your risk for becoming allergic later in life, at least not in pediatrics.
Many reason why one could be allergic, not all are clear, but the big one is your genes. So look into your family history!

In brief: If allergic to it!
Most people are usually allergic to animal dander. Having a pet usually does not raise your risk for becoming allergic later in life, at least not in pediatrics.
Many reason why one could be allergic, not all are clear, but the big one is your genes. So look into your family history!
Dr. Ali Hallaj-pour
Dr. Ali Hallaj-pour
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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
In brief: If you are allergic
It may increase your symptoms if you are allergic to it.
Your physician can order blood or skin tests to check if you may be allergic to the type of animal you have at home.

In brief: If you are allergic
It may increase your symptoms if you are allergic to it.
Your physician can order blood or skin tests to check if you may be allergic to the type of animal you have at home.
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
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