Skin allergy: Introduction
Skin allergy: A skin allergy is an adverse response by the body's immune system to an allergen. The response may occur when the allergen comes into contact with the skin or when it is inhaled or ingested. A skin allergy manifests in skin symptoms such as hives and itchy skin. The severity of the response is variable.
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Symptoms of Skin allergy
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symptoms of Skin allergy
Treatments for Skin allergy
- Treatment may vary depending on the cause, duration and severity of the symptoms: avoid the allergen causing the reaction, topical steroids, oral steroids, steroid injection, antihistamine. Oral antibiotics may also be needed to treat secondary infections
- Treatment may vary depending on the cause, duration and severity of the symptoms:
- Treatments include:
- Soothing products such as moisturisers and calamine lotion
- Topical steroids
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Causes of Skin allergy
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Skin allergy: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Skin allergy
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Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma...read more »
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Skin allergy: Rare Types
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Skin allergy: Broader Related Topics
Types of Skin allergy
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