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can a person be allergic to their own sweat

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Individuals with cholinergic urticaria. Hives come about because of stimulation of sweating induced by a rise in body temperature, usually from exerc ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sweat: No but you may break you in hives when your body temperature rises after exercise or with fever
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That can occur.: But dont' know your history.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cholinergic hives: This is known as cholinergic urticaria when the small itchy hives appear during the cooling period after a rise in body core temperature. Antihistamin ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
What you have...: ... Is called cholinergic urticaria. Read up on it. If it bothers you, your physician can help. Best wishes.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: You're probably not "allergic" to your own sweat, but there is a type of rash (cholinergic urticaria) that is notorious for being triggered by a hot s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cheese: Do you also get cramps and bloating? If so you may be lactose intolerant, this is not an allergy but if that is the Case it can be remedied by taking ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Define hives: Hard question to answer because it depends on what you are calling "hives". This is typically what we medically call, hives: http://wb.md/2pd3zIv In t ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Heat rash : is probably what you have . When the skin's sweat glands are blocked and the sweat produced cannot get to the surface of the skin to evaporate. This c ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cholinergic urticari: Sounds like a condition known as choline rigid urticaria when the body temperature rises, usually due to exercise, flushing, hives and itch can occur. ... Read More

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