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Is an allergy to dust mites the same as an allergy to dust I can see on the floor?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Dust mites are usually components of the dust that you can see in your home.

In brief: Yes

Dust mites are usually components of the dust that you can see in your home.
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily

Dust mite droppings may be part of the dust on the floor, but floor dust may also contain mold, mildew, pollen, animal dander. To learn to what you are specifically allergic, see an allergist for testing.
If allergies are severe, doc may recommend desensitization through series of diluted allergens.

In brief: Not necessarily

Dust mite droppings may be part of the dust on the floor, but floor dust may also contain mold, mildew, pollen, animal dander. To learn to what you are specifically allergic, see an allergist for testing.
If allergies are severe, doc may recommend desensitization through series of diluted allergens.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine

In brief: No

Check out this link.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dust-mites/basics/definition/CON-20028330

In brief: No

Check out this link.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dust-mites/basics/definition/CON-20028330
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Dr. Clarence Lyons
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