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dander

small particles or scales of hair or feathers
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Year-round indoor and outdoor molds and animal dander also can cause allergic rhinitis.
He added that radioallergosorbent (RAST) test is a blood test used to investigate increased sensitivity to a variety of food groups including eggs, cow's milk, nuts, in addition to dust mites, and animal dander, including hair or fur.
Avoiding smog and other pollutants, housedust, molds, and animal dander, especially in the very young, may be helpful.
Rashid Ahmed said the cigarette smoke, animal dander, mould spores, house dust, feather pillows, some foods, or any other sensitive substance, infections, emotional stress, fatigue, endocrine and climate changes are also the main sources of eruption of the disease among the people.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Dr Mati Ullah Khan said that Asthma aggravates due to changes in weather, dust, animal dander, and pollution.
Dr Rashid said the cigarette smoke, animal dander, mould, spores, house dust, feather pillows, some foods, or any other sensitive substance, infections, emotional stress, fatigue, endocrine and climate changes are also the main sources of emergence of the disease.
He said the different types of substances producing allergy are pollen grains of flowers, dust particles, house dust mite, outdoor and indoor molds or fungus, insect venom of bee, animal dander like sloughed off skin, saliva and excreta of dog or cat secretions and excretions of birds, body parts and excreta of insects like cockroach, foods like milk, egg, fish, prawns, beef, mutton, chicken, peanuts, and some drugs like penicillin, sulfa drugs and insulin.
He also suggested them to avoid harsh soaps, detergents and solvents, environmental factors that trigger allergies like pollens, moulds, mites and animal dander and also be aware of any food that could cause an outbreak.
Asthma symptoms arise when the airways become inflamed; the inflammation being most commonly triggered by exposure to allergens, such as pollen, mould or animal dander. Food allergies can also spur asthma symptoms, BBC reported.
In allergic sinusitis, treating allergies with shots or reducing and avoiding exposure to allergens like animal dander or mold can lessen the occurrence of chronic sinusitis.
* If you have pets such as cats and dogs, they have animal dander that triggers an inflammatory response.
New research from healthcare company Scope reveals four in 10 people suffer with hayfever, pollen, dust, food, animal dander or other allergies.

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