Allergic Diseases: Genetic




Dr. Francisco Pernas, Otolaryngologist with Baptist Health South Florida, says allergies tend to run in families, because the immune system is something you inherit genetically. “If your parents had asthma, allergies, you’re likely to maybe develop those as well.”

The most common allergens are pollen, mold, household dust, animal dander, food, medicine, feathers, and bug stings.

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