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What is Non-Food Allergy -- Hydroxycitronellal?

What is Non-Food Allergy -- Hydroxycitronellal?

  • Non-Food Allergy -- Hydroxycitronellal: A Hydroxycitronellal allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called Hydroxycitronellal which is found in perfumes or fragrances. Hydroxycitronellal has a sweet, floral odor and is often used in perfumes, soaps, cosmetics, aftershaves, eye creams, insecticides and antiseptics. 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 -- Hydroxycitronellal: Introduction

Types of Non-Food Allergy -- Hydroxycitronellal:

Broader types of Non-Food Allergy -- Hydroxycitronellal:

What causes Non-Food Allergy -- Hydroxycitronellal?

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

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

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

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

Non-Food Allergy -- Hydroxycitronellal: Testing

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

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

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Non-Food Allergy -- Hydroxycitronellal

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

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

Perfume allergy [Hydroxycitronellal], Fragrance allergy [Hydroxycitronellal], Hydroxycitronellal allergy

 

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