Published January 28, 2011 by ANP
Dust Allergy Symptoms
- Frequent sneezing for reasons other than the onset of colds or flu
- Irritation and itchiness in the throat is a common sign that dust allergy is about to attack.
- In some cases, patients show dust allergy symptoms with frequent watery eyes, especially if the eyes are red.
- Another common symptom of dust allergy is the skin exhibiting signs of irritation: redness and itchiness that do not easily go away even with use of topical treatments.
Dust Allergy Treatment and Home Remedies
- Taking anti-histamine tablets is usually one of the most commonly effective treatments for allergy.
However, the patient must first realize the cause of the allergy as not all anti-histamine medicines work for all cases of allergy.
- Nasal sprays are also common treatments for dust allergy and are especially potent in avoiding nasal infection.
- In case of dust allergy affecting the eyes, eye drops are often used.
- For home remedies of dust allergy, using talc powder on the affected skin is a common treatment.
- Drinking ginger ale is among the many popular dust allergy treatment and home remedies.
Dust Allergy Prevention
- Wearing face masks every time is one of the most effective dust allergy prevention methods.
- Avoiding walking on the street or staying outdoors in humid days will keep dust allergy at bay.
- When staying at home, having the air conditioner turned on all the time will also prevent the onset of dust allergy.