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Wool alcohol allergy

Wool alcohol allergy: Introduction

Wool alcohol allergy: A Wool alcohol allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to wool alcohol which is the allergenic portion of lanolin. Lanolin is derived from sheep fleece. Wool alcohol is used mainly in cosmetics and topical creams and lotions. 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 Wool alcohol allergy is available below.

Symptoms of Wool alcohol allergy

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Causes of Wool alcohol allergy

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Treatments for Wool alcohol 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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