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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

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Causes of Balsam of Peru allergy

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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
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