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Allergens and allergy symptoms

Breathing in pollen, dust mite debris, and animal dander, and the allergy symptoms they cause

Particles in the air (called allergens) can cause allergy symptoms such as sneezing; runny nose; itchy, watery eyes; and itchy ears, nose, and throat.

Current as of: October 7, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Rohit K. Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology

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