Four-legged friends can not always please his presence.
Sometimes they can cause a person to a severe allergic reaction, stop that can only properly fitted antihistamines.
In this case, it is crucial to recognize the symptoms, because the consequences in some instances can be very serious.
According to statistics, about 15% of people on earthHe suffers from allergy to dogs. At the same time it can cause the representatives of absolutely any breed, even the short-haired. The reason is of particular allergen which is to pets as dead skin cells as well as in the animal urine and saliva. In this sense it may have allergies from a distance.
Allergies to dogs is often standardsymptoms. These include: severe nasal congestion, runny nose and frequent sneezing, redness and swelling of the eyes, watery eyes. After contact with animals from allergy can also cause inflammation and redness of the skin, various rashes, itching and flaking. Sometimes it is also shortness of breath, shortness of breath, dry cough, asthma attacks, and even suffocation. In place of a dog bite or scratch left it almost always occurs inflammation and redness of the skin.
Furthermore, allergy may sometimes occurthrough the disorder of the gastrointestinal tract, or nausea. But the most dangerous symptom of angioedema. To prevent the latter, most often need professional help and very urgent, since it develops instantly. This is due to the fact that quite sensitive allergies the immune system - to any harmful substances of their body immediately responds and tries to prevent them from getting inside.
To get rid of allergy symptoms,you must leave the area where there is a dog, and then take the antihistamines that block the allergen. Counter, for example, can be purchased in a drugstore "Suprastin" "Claritin" or "Tavigil". If you have swelling can help "Allgra-D" and "Sudaved". However, severe malaise still better to seek help from a specialist than to experiment with drugs. If you have to spend the night in the house, where there is an animal, try not to be with him in the same room. Also useful will be carefully vacuumed the room and make it wet cleaning.
Unfortunately, to get rid of allergy to dogsforever is almost impossible, although such cases are known stories. If you really want to have a pet, check your reaction to the representatives of these breeds, the Chinese Crested, Mexican Hairless, Bichon, Maltese and Portuguese Water Dog - they treat animals with minimal risk hypoallergenic.