Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Allergies Health Center

Dust Allergy Directory

Dust is made of dead skin flakes, pet dander, lint, food bits, pieces of bugs, bacteria (and other living organisms), and dust mites and their feces. Dust mites love warm, moist areas and are worst in the summer. Because dust is everywhere, dust mites can cause major problems for those with allergies to them. Treatments include avoiding dust when possible, medications, and possibly allergy shots. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how dust mite allergies are caused, symptoms, treatments, and much more.

Medical Reference

Features

Thumbnail: Adult-Onset Allergies

You don't have to be a child to have new allergy symptoms. Once you know what's causing you to sneeze, sniffle, or itch – and whether it's an allergy or something else – you can find treatment that works.

Read Full Article

Video

Slideshows & Images

Quizzes

News Archive

Today on WebMD

man blowing nose
Make these tweaks to your diet, home, and lifestyle.
Allergy capsule
Breathe easier with these products.
 
cat on couch
Live in harmony with your cat or dog.
Woman sneezing with tissue in meadow
Which ones affect you?
 

woman sneezing
Slideshow
Bottle of allergy capsules and daisies
Article
 
Urban blossoms
Slideshow
Woman blowing nose
Slideshow
 

Woman with itchy watery eyes
Slideshow
Allergy prick test
VIDEO
 
Man sneezing into tissue
Tools
woman with duster crinkling nose
Quiz