Skin Allergies

  • 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...

  • February 15, 2018

    Is It Possible to Have a Toothpaste Allergy?

    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

    Why Do You Develop an Allergy to Deodorants or Antiperspirants?

    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

    What If You Have an Allergy to Tattoo Ink?

    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

    Fragrance Allergy Explained: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

    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 Allergy: Could You Be Allergic to Your Beauty Products?

    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...

  • February 1, 2018

    Nickel Allergy: Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

    Nickel allergy is one of the most commonly occurring skin allergies. It is a form of allergic contact dermatitis that causes an itchy rash on the area of the skin exposed to a nickel-containing item.   Nickel is a normally a harmless substance that is widely used in production of...

  • August 5, 2017

    Eyelid Dermatitis: What Is It Caused by and How Is It Treated?

    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

    Immunotherapy for Atopic Dermatitis

    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

    Topical Steroids for Skin Diseases

    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...

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