If you think you are suffering from a skin allergy, we can help you determine what the cause of the allergy is and how to treat it.
Common Skin Allergies and Treatments
Urticaria (Hives) also causes swelling that irritates the skin and can be painful. The swelling occurs on the upper layers of the skin and is caused by histamines, so Urticaria is treatable with anti-histamines. Severe cases may require the administration of an Epi Pen
Angioedema causes swelling that commonly occurs in the feet, hands, face, airways, and other soft tissue (skin) areas. It usually occurs because of medicine or food. However, there can be non-allergic causes. The swelling can respond to antihistamines and/or Epi Pen (adrenaline), but can be life-threatening.
Allergic Contact Dermatitis is caused by direct contact with an allergen you react to. The allergen can be anything: soap, perfume, and plant life (i.e. poison ivy) are some common culprits.
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) is the most common skin condition. It is caused by a “leakiness” of the skin that drains your skin of moisture. In certain environments, this causes irritation and inflammation.
Our specialist can help you find the right solution for your circumstances. If you are dealing with a skin allergy that fits one of these descriptions, contact us immediately to find relief.
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