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What are symptoms of cat allergies?

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2009-06-04 07:35:32
2009-06-04 07:35:32

"Symptoms of cat allergy are the same as other respiratory allergies: runny nose, sneezing, watery and itchy eyes, wheezing, coughing. It is also possible to have a contact allergy (rash) in an area licked by a cat." there is also a company in the UK that sells wipes for pets to reduce the symptoms for allergy sufferers :)

(allergy symptoms progress with time, so you may notice your symptoms worsen at some point )

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It isn't clear if you mean cats allergies to things or your allergy to cats, but both are actually very similar.

my cats fur was itchy, fell out, and he bit it out, he had a swelling at one eye and reactions all over his skin when he had an allergy to pollen

i was slightly allergic to my cats nose mucus( yes only the nose mucus), when he cuddled me id come out with a little red rash of hives on the area his mucus touched,

also i had an reaction to my boyfs mums cat a few years later

I'm OK with cats always have been but that time, i think because i got a lot of her fur on me and my allergy had progressed, i had swelling of my eyes, that was pretty bad, i had a runny nose,swelling throat and generally felt a bit unwell, but i got home took my antihistimine and was fine after a few hours .(although my eyes took a day or 2 more to swell down properly)

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