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Chemical allergy

Chemical allergy: Introduction

Chemical allergy: A chemical allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients depending on the type and duration of the exposure and individual response. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chemical allergy is available below.

Symptoms of Chemical allergy

Treatments for Chemical allergy

  • Avoid exposure to allergen. Medications may be used to alleviate some symptoms e.g. antihistamines and topical steroids. Oral steroids may be needed in severe cases but this is rare. Moisturizers can alleviate skin symptoms and antibiotics may be needed if secondary skin infections develop from initial skin symptoms such as rashes
  • 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
  • Avoid exposure to allergen. Medications may be used to alleviate some symptoms e.g. antihistamines, topical steroids and oral steroids
  • Treatment of chemical allergy is dependant upon the type and severity of the allergic reaction. Treatments for chemical allergies include:
    • Allergen avoidance and minimisation of exposure - including education for patients, parents and carers regarding allergen identification and avoidance.
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Chemical allergy: Deaths

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Types of Chemical allergy

  • Caine mix allergy
  • Fragrance mix allergy
  • Epoxy resin allergy
  • Potassium dichromate allergy
  • Colophony allergy
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Causes of Chemical allergy

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Chemical allergy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Chemical allergy

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Chemical allergy: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Chemical allergy: Rare Types

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  1. Chemical allergy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
 

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