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What is Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol?

What is Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol?

  • Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol: A geraniol allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called geraniol which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Geraniol has a sweet floral, rose smell and is commonly used in perfumes, cosmetics and skin care products. 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 -- Geraniol: Introduction

Types of Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol:

Broader types of Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol:

What causes Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol?

Causes of Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol: see causes of Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol

What are the symptoms of Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol?

Symptoms of Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol: see symptoms of Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol

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

Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol

Main name of condition: Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol

Other names or spellings for Non-Food Allergy -- Geraniol:

Perfume allergy [Geraniol], Fragrance allergy [Geraniol], Geraniol allergy

 

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