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Will my emphysema worsen with pet dander?

By Anonymous April 26, 2017 - 11:15pm
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I have a small dog , i also have chronic emphysema, is this doing me any damage ????

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Thank you for reaching out to us with your question.

Do you find that your symptoms have worsen when you are around your dog?

The proteins attached to the hairs and skin shed by animals can act as a trigger for your emphysema symptoms.


April 27, 2017 - 8:57am
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