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Skin allergy occurs when your body reacts negatively after touching or exposure to another object. Rashes, inflammation, reddening, mild burning, and scaling are symptoms an allergic reaction. Soaps, detergents, make-up, perfumes, nickel, hair products, nickel, and chemicals in every day products are sources of irritation. Prescription steroids and antihistamines are common treatment for allergies.

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Frequently I see patients who develop rashes or hives for unclear reasons.   Unfortunately when people experience hives on nearly a daily basis, finding the cause is even harder than if the patient experienced them only infrequently. Even so, it is still important to visit the doctor to have an evaluation.     During the doctor…

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James Thompson, MD, Health Pro, posted Chronic Hives: Preparing for the first… Did you know that one out of five people in the U.S. will at some point…

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James Thompson, MD, Health Pro, posted Eczema Part 2: Focusing on Treatment in… Atopic dermatitis (AD) also referred to as allergic eczema, can be…

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Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro, answered Can you have yeast overgrowth even if… I'm not sure what you mean by a negative vaginal test, but such an…

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James Thompson, MD, Health Pro, posted Eczema: Conquering the Itch-Scratch…   Itching in multiple areas of the skin at the same time can drive patients…

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