Allergen facts for kids

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Misc pollen
SEM of miscellaneous plant pollens. Pollens are very common allergens.
House Dust Mite
The house dust mite, its feces and chitin are common allergens around the home

An allergen is something that causes allergies in humans.

Dust, pollen and pet dander are all common allergens. It is possible to be allergic to anything from chlorine to perfume. Food allergies are not as common, but some foods, like peanuts, nuts, seafood and shellfish cause serious allergies in lots of people.

Common allergens

Some common allergens could be:


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