Mite allergy causes problems such as red, itchy eyes, nasal congestion, repeated sneezing and runny nose. Mites are very small spiders found in the home. They are so small you can’t see them. In mite allergy, you react to allergenic substances that mites produce. They thrive in humid, dark and warm climates and are often difficult to get rid of.
The type of mites that cause problems in the home is called house dust mites. They are mainly in bed.