Skin allergies - pictures

Skin allergies - pictures

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Skin allergies - skin allergies word does not have a precise meaning and refers to a disease or disorder way. It is a general term that is a hotbed of bumps on the body that changes the way the skin looks.

Skin allergies can be localized to a particular site or a widespread area. Categories common skin allergies are:

peeling skin patch that is not caused by infection.

scaly skin patches caused by bacterial or fungal infections.

red bumps, itching or patches on the body such as chest and back


Skin allergies - Signs, symptoms and causes

- There are a number of substances that cause skin allergies such as nickel, Balsam of Peru, Gold,
Thiomersal, neomycin sulphate, different flavors found in food Formaldehyde etc.

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for skin allergies include symptoms listed below:

Rash

hives

Angioedema

wheals

Rash

swelling of the skin

Edem

Inflammation of the skin

itching

rash

grief


Skin allergies - Treatment

Most skin allergies are not dangerous to a person or people nearby (except when they are part of an infectious disease such as chickenpox). They are treated with corticosteroid cream can be helpful, although 3% of patients experience allergic reactions to these creams.