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Allergy to animals

Also known as Animal Dander Allergy

Allergy to animals is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with allergy to animals, 88% report having nasal congestion, 77% report having allergic reaction, and 67% report having itchiness of eye. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of allergy to animals are nasal congestion, allergic reaction, itchiness of eye, smoking problems, acne or pimples, peripheral edema, cross-eyed, and wrist weakness, although you may still have allergy to animals without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with allergy to animals often receive other diagnostic procedures on skin and subcutaneous tissue, influenzavirus antibody assay, blood culture, cat scan of head, liver function tests, corneal transplant, procedures on spleen and removal of ectopic pregnancy .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with allergy to animals include cetirizine (zyrtec), fluticasone topical product, gentamicins (gentamicin), minocycline, nicotine, olopatadine ophthalmic, drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol, acyclovir, epinephrine, triamcinolone, hydrocortisone topical, guaifenesin (mucinex) and mometasone nasal product .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for allergy to animals include race/ethnicity = other, age 30-44 years and age 5-14 years. On the other hand, age 75+ years and age 45-59 years almost never get allergy to animals.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
1.4x
5-14 years
2.9x
15-29 years
0.9x
30-44 years
2.3x
45-59 years
0.0x
60-74 years
0.6x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
1.0x
Female
1.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.4x
Hispanic
0.6x
White
1.2x
Other
1.6x
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