Skin Allergies

  • September 2, 2018

    What Causes Itchy Fingers and How to Treat Them?

    Itchy fingers may not sound like a severe symptom, but they can significantly affect your quality of life. This annoying symptom may develop alone or accompanied by a rash or hives. There are several potential causes of itchy fingers. It is important to identify the cause, in order to treat...

  • August 25, 2018

    Do You Have a Hair Dye Allergy?

    People may develop allergic reactions to almost anything from food to cosmetics. For instance, there are many people, especially women, who are allergic to hair dye. In this case, the reaction is most likely caused by certain chemicals contained in the product. Para-phenylenediamine (PPD) and para-toluenediamine (PTD) are the chemicals...

  • August 16, 2018

    Do You Have an Allergy to Gel Nails?

    Gel and acrylic manicures and other forms of nail art have been quite trendy over the past few years. However, there are some health risks associated with artificial nails.   LED and UVA nail lamps that are used to cure gel manicures produce ultraviolet rays that can cause a long-term...

  • July 31, 2018

    Do You Have a Sunscreen Allergy?

    Wearing sunscreen is the best way to protect your skin from the sun’s dangerous UV rays. Dermatologists all over the world recommend the use of sunscreen every day. However, some people develop a skin rash or irritation when applying a sunscreen lotion to their skin. These symptoms may indicate a...

  • July 8, 2018

    Types of Acne and How to Treat Them

    Acne is typically a chronic skin condition that is very hard to cure. Some acne types, such as teen acne are temporary and can disappear without any intervention. And there are other acne types, such as acne in adults that usually requires treatment. But no matter the type and severity...

  • July 5, 2018

    Rehydration as the Best Method to Treat Eczema

    There are various medications for eczema available on the market. But still the best way to treat eczema is to keep the skin well-hydrated.   Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is a condition associated with inflammation of the skin. The symptoms include severe itchiness, dryness, irritation of the skin and...

  • May 21, 2018

    Natural Remedies for Itchy Skin

    There are many reasons that can make your skin itch, including certain health conditions, insect stings, plants (such as ragweed or poison ivy), healing wounds, skin allergies, etc. This symptom can be very annoying and irritating. Sometimes, itching may get very intense and interfere with your quality of life.  ...

  • May 20, 2018

    Allergy to Polyester: What Are the Symptoms?

    An allergic reaction is the immune system’s response to certain substances called allergens. Normally, these substances are not harmful, but in allergic people they may cause a range of symptoms from sneezing and nasal congestion to low blood pressure and anaphylaxis, which can be life-threatening. In most cases, allergies are...

  • April 30, 2018

    5 Tips for Natural Skin Allergy Treatment

    Skin allergies can affect nearly everyone at some point in their lives. Reactions affecting you skin may be caused by allergens present in the environment or found in your skincare products, as well as by certain foods. You may experience various skin-related conditions including dry skin, rashes, pimples, boils, poison...

  • March 31, 2018

    What Do Vitamin B12 Supplementation and Cobalt Allergy Have in Common?

    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...

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