Are Cockroaches behind Your Asthma or Allergies?

Cockroaches are insects that are present in abundance in almost every part of the world. Due to their fast environment adapting skills, these insects can spread quickly at any warm and dark place. They are tiny little germ balls that creep out in the night time. 

Did you know that Cockroach allergy is a common trigger of all year allergy and even asthma? 

One who is allergic to them should be careful because they can trigger asthma attacks.  Your doctor may require skin prick test or a specific blood test. If you think these symptoms are year-round, you could have a cockroach allergy. In any case, it is wise to protect yourself and your family from cockroaches and dust mites, which carry germs and viruses. 

Cockroach Allergy and Its Symptoms 

Almost all cockroaches and some other insects contain a protein that is a common allergen for many people. This protein can cause an allergic immune reaction in your body and has mild to severe effects. Any symptom that lasts for more than two weeks is extreme, and you need to see a doctor. If you feel any of the symptoms below, there is a high chance cockroaches are behind it. 

  • Sneezing 
  • Runny or Stuffy Nose 
  • Itchy or watery eyes 
  • Itchy Throat 
  • Persistent Coughs 
  • Skin Rash 

Severe cockroach allergy symptoms can be breathing difficulty, tightening in the chest,  pain, and trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath. 

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