Is it all the time or just sometimes during the year? I have my dog which I've had for 7years and a cat that I've had for almost 3yrs. Well since last year I noticed that I'm allergic to the cat only during certain times...Warm (spring) & Cold ( fall/winter)...During the cold season she starts getting really fluffy (shes a short-haired) and during spring she sheds. So during those times I can't pet her much or carry her...i get an itchy nose, red eyes, sneezing & sniffling and coughing but not continuous. Only at the times she comes near me. I hope is not your dogs and if it is you might want to find out if there's a shot or something you can take so that way you dont have to let them go, that would be too sad! Hope you find a solution soon so you can feel better!View Thread
I have fibromyalgia and pulmonay sarcoidosis so my immune system is kind of weak. Well the last 2 times I caught a simple cold it turned into the worst cold ever. The first time it lasted 2 months, it turned into sinusitis and it was awful, the second time it lasted 3 weeks and it turned into a whole respiratory system allergy, it was so bad I lost my voice & had a cough that sounded like a barking dog and really bad wheezing at night. I spent a week in bed because my head felt HUGE! Anyways, I noticed that every time I use bleach I get some of the symptoms I get when I have these bad "respiratory system" episodes. I sneeze a lot, my eyes get red, my throat feels like is closing, I start coughing and I get a headache...is this an allergic reaction to the smell of bleach? because it happens anywhere where bleach has been used (hospitals,other people's homes).I like using bleach to disinfect and I like how it makes everything smell fresh but I dont want to feel sick every time I use it.View Thread
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