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Animal allergies

Animal allergies: Introduction

Animal allergies: Allergy to animals, typically household pets. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Animal allergies is available below.

Symptoms of Animal allergies

  • Year-round symptoms - not seasonal like most pollen or mold allergies
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Treatments for Animal allergies

  • Animal allergy is best treated by prevention of exposure to sensitising agents. Where this is not possible, treatment of allergy is dependant upon the type of allergic symptom, the body system affected, and the severity of the reaction. Treatments for animal allergies include:
  • Allergen avoidance and minimisation of exposure - consider low allergen pets etc
  • Antihistamines - Useful for allergic rhinitis and some allergy mediated skin conditions. Not helpful in asthma except for mild seasonal asthma where allergy may be a precipitant
  • Nasal sprays - including topical steroids and antiinflammatories used for allergic rhinitis
  • Eyedrops - ketorolac, levocabastine, ketotifen, olapatadine, for allergic conjunctivitis
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Causes of Animal allergies

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Prevention of Animal allergies

Prevention information for Animal allergies has been compiled from various data sources and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Animal allergies.

  • Remove pets
  • Keep pet out of bedroom
  • Remove carpets
  • Remove soft furnishings
  • Vacuum with HEPA filter
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