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allergic reaction chemical burn what to do

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Does it itch?: Allergic reactions are most commonly characterized by itching. Swelling, redness, and pain can also occur, but itching is usually the most reliable s ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Contact dermatitis: This sounds like contact dermatitis. Apply moisturizer daily, also apply 1% hydrocortisone 2-3 times a day until things improve
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Can be difficult : Telling the difference between a chemical burn and local allergic reaction can sometimes be tricky, but in general an allergic reaction would rapidly ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: Reactions to hair dye do occur and will resolve after a period of time. Since you have more than redness or itching, I recommend that you be examined ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Wash and steroids: Thoroughly wash the skin from the irritant chemical and apply a topical steroid, but if the skin peels or darkens in color, seek medical help, it may ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
See ans: Well you need a good history first. Si you injure your hands? Do you take any medications? Need more history to help you in the right way
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Conjunctivitis?: There's no way a forum like this can guess the possible causes or give treatment advice, and it sounds like your symptoms are pretty severe. Get care ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Rare: There are some rare allergic reactions that can cause severe problems.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
In most cases: The area will be sore, red and swollen. It can be worse depending on the chemical.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Pain redness: After the chemical has been washed off your skin you probably still have some pain redness swelling and possibly a blister. You might want to put some ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
25 years experience Family Medicine
Burn: Treatment of chemical burn depends on how extensive and how deep injury is. Yes there are the treatments but one has to consult dermatologist or plast ... Read More
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