Am I allergic to my cats?

Or cats in general it seems that when I hold my cat or a cat I finish playing or petting with them I start to feel really itchy and turn reddish. On my face and arms mainly.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:37 AM on Dec. 11, 2008 in Pets

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  • yep sounds like you are . They have a dander on them and oils in their fur. You may have to give up kitty or not pet one. Benydral does help but you need to ck it out with your doc. orry, I would hate to have to give up my cats...Good luck to you...
    doglovergranny

    Answer by doglovergranny at 7:42 PM on Dec. 11, 2008

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  • It sounds like you are. I'm really allergic to cats, if they scratch me or bite me my hand or arm just turns all red and swells up. I'd go to an allergist or your doctor and they can give something for your allergies.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:23 PM on Dec. 11, 2008

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  • Sounds like you are. You may want to go to your doctor try some of the over the counter allergy medication and wash your hands after you pet them. Good luck......
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:52 PM on Dec. 11, 2008

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