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Can I be allergic to housework?

If you declare, "I am allergic to housework," you're most likely just off the definition mark. Rather, you should declare, "I have an aversion to housework." An "aversion" is a strong dislike.

However, if you suffer from dust-mite and mold-spore allergies, then the former might be an accurate description. Cleaning up the house stirs up potential allergens like dust, spores, and pet hair, potentially causing an allergic reaction.

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