Vitamin B12 supplementation has been linked to the development of an itchy, blistering skin rash, known as contact dermatitis. Specialists distinguish two types of contact dermatitis: irritant and allergic. However, it’s often difficult (and not important) to make a distinction between the two. While all ages can be affected...
March 31, 2018
February 15, 2018
Toothpaste is one of most commonly used products on our planet. Normally, people clean their teeth with a toothpaste at least once a day. However, certain types of toothpaste may cause allergy-like symptoms. In general, toothpaste allergy is a rare disorder. This can be explained by the fact that we...
February 13, 2018
Many people in the United States and all over the world use deodorants and antiperspirants every day trying to mask underarm odors and reduce perspiration. You can buy these cosmetic products individually, as well as a combination product. However, in some cases, people may have an allergy to deodorants or...
February 6, 2018
When you decide to get yourself a tattoo, there are some aspects you should consider before entrusting your skin to a tattoo master. Possibility of virus infection like hepatitis and HIV is probably the greatest risk associated with tattoo industry. Therefore, you have to be absolutely sure that the studio...
February 4, 2018
As fragranced products become more and more demanded and supplied, a number of people with a fragrance allergy or sensitivity is growing. You can be exposed to fragrances in many ways: through scented candles or fragrance advertising inserts in fashion magazines; through some dish-washing liquids or shampoos; through a friend...
February 2, 2018
Cosmetics, also commonly referred to as beauty products, include everything from shampoos, fragrances and body lotions to face masks, foundations and eyeliners. They are meant to provide you with skincare benefits and make you feel, look, and smell better. However, certain beauty products may cause skin irritation or an allergic...
August 5, 2017
Since the skin over the eyelids is thin and very sensitive, various rashes are likely to develop in that area. Many people around the world, especially women, experience eyelid rashes as result of various allergic reactions or autoimmune diseases. In most cases, the rash is triggered by allergens contained in...
August 4, 2017
Atopic dermatitis, more commonly referred to as eczema, is one of the basic forms of allergic reactions. It usually occurs in infants and children younger than 5 years of age. The majority of people affected by atopic dermatitis are allergic to certain substances. The rash of atopic dermatitis is usually...
July 31, 2017
Many types of skin allergies, including eczema, can be treated with topical steroids. Topical steroids are anti-inflammatory medications that help to reduce itching, flaking and oozing on the skin. They have to be applied to skin daily, one or more times a day. Topical steroids are normally prescribed for patients...