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Can you be allergic to an artificial Christmas tree?
Last Updated: 9th April, 2020
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In this way, what are symptoms of being allergic to Christmas trees?
Symptoms of a Christmas tree allergy include:
- Watery Eyes.
- Swelling of the Throat.
Also, can dogs be allergic to artificial Christmas trees? These can be swallowed and cause a bowel obstruction. Artificial trees: Be extra vigilant if you use an artificial tree, especially as it becomes more brittle with age. Small pieces of plastic or aluminum can break off and cause an intestinal blockage or mouth irritation if ingested by your dog.
Besides, is my child allergic to Christmas tree?
Common symptoms include sneezing, sniffling, itchy nose and eyes, and dry cough. If you are concerned that your child is experiencing allergy symptoms related to a Christmas tree, talk to their primary care provider. They can help discuss next steps in diagnosis and management.
Can artificial Christmas trees make you sick?
Even the fake trees can have issues. A study by the State University of New York found that 70% of the molds found in live Christmas trees trigger some sort of reaction. Dr Boutin said it can cause severe asthma attacks, fatigue and sinus congestion. Often you can't even see the mold that's making you sick.