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What is Balsam of Peru allergy?

What is Balsam of Peru allergy?

  • Balsam of Peru allergy: A Balsam of Peru allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to Balsam of Peru. Balsam of Peru is derived from a South American tree called Myroxylon pedere and is used as a fragrance in creams and cosmetics and as a flavour in various food products. Exposure is usually through skin and oral contact and hence results mainly in skin and mouth symptoms.

Balsam of Peru allergy: Introduction

What causes Balsam of Peru allergy?

Causes of Balsam of Peru allergy: see causes of Balsam of Peru allergy
Cause of Balsam of Peru allergy: Sources of Balsam of Peru exposure include: creams, cosmetics, baked products, cough syrups, ice cream, tea, tobacco and many other foods.

What are the symptoms of Balsam of Peru allergy?

Symptoms of Balsam of Peru allergy: see symptoms of Balsam of Peru allergy

How is it treated?

Treatments for Balsam of Peru allergy: see treatments for Balsam of Peru allergy

Name and Aliases of Balsam of Peru allergy

Main name of condition: Balsam of Peru allergy

Other names or spellings for Balsam of Peru allergy:

Chemical allergy [Balsam of Peru]

 

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