A few months ago the kind people at Clean Rest offered to send me their allergen-free encasement products to try. I had heard about allergen-free slipcovers for years but had never bought any. I seem to do fine at home; rather I don't notice that I'm allergic to my own stuff. I wash my sheets in hot water weekly, my duvet cover each season and my duvet and pillows annually. I have only two area rugs that are vacuumed weekly and the wood floor is vacuumed and washed weekly. However my mattress is old, over 10 years, and according to their site : "A report in the Wall Street Journal states that the average mattress will weigh twice as much after 10 years due to the build-up of dust mites." Ewww. Aside from thinking about my dust-filled mattress, I know it's when I travel that I have the most problems with dust, mold, itchy blankets or dusty duvets, old mattresses, old pillows and feathers. Hotels seem to think the more expensive the down pillows...
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 visit What I usually do when a patient comes in with hives is to first ask the patient if they have been using any new soaps, detergents or beauty products. Sometimes people can develop allergies or hives from these products. We also ask about any other changes in health such as unexplained weight loss, joint pains, night sweats. We will want to know how long the hives last and what they look like. One good thing to do is to take a picture of the hives and bring in that picture to the doctor. Although food allergy is rarely a cause of almost daily hives, we also ask if there is any relationship between eating s...
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