Dust mite allergy

Dust mites are small creatures (mites) that feed on house dust. Some people are allergic to the substances that these mites leave in house dust. Dust mite allergy must be differentiated from other allergies (e.g. pet allergies, pollen allergies), and other general causes of allergy-like symptoms (e.g ...

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Introduction: Dust mite allergy

Dust mites are tiny microscopic relatives of the spider and live on mattresses, bedding, upholstered furniture, carpets and curtains. These tiny creatures feed on the flakes of skin that people and pets shed daily and they thrive in warm and ...1

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Causes List for Dust mite allergy

Some possible causes of Dust mite allergy or similar disorders may include:2

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Prevention of Dust mite allergy

House dust mites Dust mites are one of the biggest causes of allergies. They're microscopic insects that breed in household dust. To help limit the number of mites in your house, you should:

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  1. Source: NIEHS (NIH): niehs.nih.gov/ health/ topics/ agents/ allergens/ dustmites/ index.cfm
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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