Skin Allergies

Skin allergies result in a number of symptoms including rashes, urticaria (hives), eczema (atopic dermatitis), contact dermatitis and itchy skin (pruritus). Common skin allergens include exposure to metal in jewelery, including gold and silver, certain fragrances or chemicals like formaldehyde or even the sun! Read more about the types, causes, symptoms and treatment for skin allergies.

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  • Itch Itch, Scratch Scratch: Allergies to High Efficiency Laundry Detergents
    Read about the causes, signs and symptoms, risks and treatment options for an allergic reaction to high efficiency detergents.
  • What is Dyshidrotic Eczema?
    Dyshidrotic eczema is commonly known as dyshidrosis. This is a skin condition that affects the hands and feet. It often produces many uncomfortable and painful symptoms. The symptoms of this condition include blisters, itching and cracked skin.
  • How to Control Itching From Exposure to Dust Mites
    Many people have an allergy to dust mites, which can cause itching of the skin. There is no real way to fully rid your home of these tiny creatures, but there are ways to help control the itching from dust mites.
  • A Guide to Hives: What They Are and How to Treat Them
    What are hives? Urticaria, known as nettle rash, wheals, welts, or hives, is an allergic skin disorder in which a swollen, itchy, red skin rash appears on the skin. Read on to learn what they are and how to treat them properly.
  • How to Treat and Prevent Atopic Dermatitis
    Find out how to manage the symptoms of atopic dermatitis. Learn about the medications that are commonly prescribed for this skin condition and how certain lifestyle changes can reduce itching and soothe the skin.
  • Allergy-Related Causes of Eyelid Rash
    Are you looking for information about the causes of an allergy eye rash? Here we will list and discuss the different possible causes.
  • What is Solar Urticaria?
    What is solar urticaria? Here we will detail and discuss this skin condition by providing a thorough overview.
  • What is Dyshidrotic Dermatitis?
    What is dyshidrotic dermatitis? Here we will provide a detailed overview of this condition.
  • What is Cholinergic Urticaria?
    What is cholinergic urticaria? Here we will discuss this condition in detail to help patients better understand why it occurs, how it is treated, and other important information.
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