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.
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.
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.