Will avoiding allergens reduce my allergy symptoms?

Lawrence T. Chiaramonte, MD
Allergy & Immunology
If the air is completely free of the substances an allergic patient is sensitive to, there will be no allergy symptoms. If someone is dust sensitive, for example, and moves to the top of the Swiss Alps where the air is very clean, cold, and dry, her allergic symptoms will disappear. Similarly, if a cat-sensitive asthmatic gives away his cat, his asthma often improves dramatically.
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