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Allergies

Feather Allergies

Birds have featuresIf you have been told that you are allergic to feathers, the best treatment is complete avoidance. People can come in contact with feathers in the bedroom, with pet birds (such as canaries, parrots or pigeons) or on the job (in the case of farmers or poultry workers). Here are some tips on how to avoid feathers and reduce your chances of an allergic reaction:

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Last Reviewed: Jun 10, 2008

Jonathan   Bernstein, MD Jonathan Bernstein, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati

David I Bernstein, MD David I Bernstein, MD
Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati

I Leonard Bernstein, MD I Leonard Bernstein, MD
Clinical Professor Emeritus
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati