Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Balsam of Peru allergy

Balsam of Peru allergy: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Balsam of Peru allergy is available below.

Symptoms of Balsam of Peru allergy

See full list of 12 symptoms of Balsam of Peru allergy

Causes of Balsam of Peru allergy

Read more about causes of Balsam of Peru allergy.

Treatments for Balsam of Peru allergy

  • Avoid exposure to allergen. Medications may be used to alleviate some symptoms e.g. antihistamines and topical steroids. Moisturizers can alleviate skin symptoms and antibiotics may be needed if secondary skin infections develop from initial skin symptoms such as rashes
  • more treatments...»

Read more about treatments for Balsam of Peru allergy

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Balsam of Peru allergy, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise