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What is Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol?

What is Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol?

  • Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol: A cinnamic alcohol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called cinnamic alcohol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Cinnamic alcohol has a hyacinth odor and is often used as a fragrance in perfumes, cosmetics, detergents, chewing gums, oral hygiene products and drinks such a cola and bitters. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients from a severe anaphylactic reaction to asthma, abdominal symptoms, eczema or headaches.

Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol: Introduction

Types of Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol:

Broader types of Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol:

What causes Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol?

Causes of Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol: see causes of Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol

What are the symptoms of Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol?

Symptoms of Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol: see symptoms of Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol

Onset of Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol: symptoms may occur immediately on contact with the allergen or after hours or even longer

Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol.
Treatments for Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol: see treatments for Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol

Name and Aliases of Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol

Main name of condition: Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol

Other names or spellings for Non-Food Allergy -- Cinnamic alcohol:

Perfume allergy [Cinnamic alcohol], Fragrance allergy [Cinnamic alcohol], Cinnamic alcohol allergy

 

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