Dust Allergy Home Remedy Symptoms Management Treatment

Dust Allergy Home Remedy Symptoms Management Treatment

Top Home Remedies For Dust Allergy

  1. Clean your home once a week
  2. Wash your garments with warm water and dry under sunlight
  3. Wear face mask
  4. Remove carpeting and install hardwood or linoleum flooring
  5. Encase pillows, mattresses in dustproof covers
  6. Use air purifier /air conditioner
  7. Keep the relative humidity in your home less than 50%

Symptoms of Dust Allergy Dust Mite Allergy

Dust mite allergy symptoms include:  

  • Sneezing
  • Runny nose
  • Stuffy nose
  • Itchy, watery and red eyes
  • Itchy nose and itchy throat
  • Skin itching
  • Postnasal drip
  • Coughing

In addition to this dust mite allergy can trigger asthma symptoms and can lead to:

  • Breathing difficulty
  • Tightness in the chest or chest pain
  • Wheezing sound
  • Trouble sleeping (due to shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing)

Symptoms of Dust Allergy can be very troublesome. This type of allergy can lead to symptoms throughout the year.

Often patients of House Dust Mite Allergy need daily medicines.

Key Management and Treatment of Dust Allergy Dust Mite Allergy

General Home Measures

Anti Histamies


Eye drops and nasal sprsy


Allergen Immunotherapy AIT

  1. Antihistamines:

    Most common medicine used in mild to moderate allergic reaction.

Antihistamines include:

  • Fexofenadine
  • Levocetirizine
  • Cetirizine
  • Diphenhydramine
  • Desloratadine
  • Loratadine
  1. Decongestants:

Decongestant is helpful to relieve a stuffy nose and sinus pressure. But decongestant can only be used for shorter time usually for three days. Longer time can cause a rebound effect, means once you stop the medicines your symptoms will actually get worse.

Decongestants include:

  • Oxymetazoline
  • Pseudoephedrine
  • Phenylephrine
  • Cetirizine with pseudoephedrine

One should be kept in mind that history of abnormal heart rhythm, heart disease, history of stroke, anxiety, a sleep disorder, high blood pressure, or bladder issues is important before commencing decongestant medication.

  1. Eye drops and nasal sprays:

Eye drops and nasal sprays can help relieve itchiness and other allergy-related symptoms for a short time. However, depending on the product, you may need to avoid long-term use.

Like decongestants, overusing certain eye drops and nose drops can also cause a rebound effect.

  1. Corticosteroids: 

    Corticosteroids can help with inflammation and immune responses. These do not cause a rebound effect. Steroid nasal sprays are commonly recommended as a long-term, useful way to manage allergy symptoms. Nasal steroid medications are the most effective medications.

  2. Immunotherapy: 

    Your doctor may recommend immunotherapy, or allergy shots if you have severe allergies. You can use this treatment plan in conjunction with medications to control your symptoms. These shots decrease your immune response to particular allergens over time. They do require a long-term commitment to a treatment plan.

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