Allergic reaction to wool four-legged friend in its manifestations does not outletsa from other types of Allergy. The person may experience coughing, difficulty breathing, watery eyes, sneezing, nasal congestion. Often, these symptoms are added rash, especially if the patient is in contact with the saliva of the animal. Completely cure dog allergies is impossible, it can be removed only from its manifestations.
Usually symptoms start with taking antihistamines, which block the action of allergens. Currently, their list is quite broad, they may be dispensed on prescription or without it, can take various forms: spray, pills, ointment or cream.
In addition to antihistamines, your doctor may prescribe a decongestant to reduce swelling of the mucosa and facilitate breathing. For very severe allergies to resort to corticosteroids. About taking any medication remember to consult with a specialist.
If you suffer from allergies to dogs, it is best to avoid contact with them as you would have loved these animals. Learn to keep your distance, don't touch, and in any case, do not kiss the dog. If you are invited to the house where the dog lives, let the owners would limit their access to you. But if you have to spend the night there, ask not to let the dog in your room.
If contact with a dog is inevitable, and you know, start to take antihistamines in advance. Remember that allergies can occur even if you have not personally met the dog. Her hair can bring on the clothes of guests or clients at work.
But what to do if you have a dog, and found that you are allergic to it? In this case, it is necessary to carefully monitor cleanliness in the house. 2-3 times per week wet cleaning of the entire premises, do not allow your animal to climb on beds and sofas, and especially on your bed. Possible, purchase filters to clean the air in the apartment and often bathe your four-legged friend, so the air will be much less particles of his fur.