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Deodorant allergic reaction

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
See below: 1. Stop using it 2. Wash the area with soap and water if possible 3. Take a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if you tolerate it 4. If trouble breathing, fac... Read More
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Contact allergy: You may be allergic to one of the ingredients in the deodorant but that ingredient may well be shared by many other brands as well. First try to exper... Read More

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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Minni
Dermatology 21 years experience
This : This sounds like contact dermatitis which is a common problem and should be evaluated by a dermatologist.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Contact Dermatitis: Sounds like either an allergic or irritant contact dermatitis. Seeing a physician could help to get this under control since topical medication does n... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Possibilities: This can also be caused by a fungus that has been transferred to the site on your fingers. There are lymph nodes and glands under that skin & they... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Agree with Dr. F: Stop using the anti-perspirant as it may be causing local inflammation. If the lesions do not subside or at least show improvement in a week or so, it... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Soap: You need a fragrance free soap, dove is good. Anything with perfume can sensitize your skin.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
Allergy and Immunology 52 years experience
Hours to days: How long will take for an allergic reaction to go away will depend on the type of reaction. Immediate reaction usually lasts for less than one day, wh... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Common question: An allergist is frequently asked to identify the cause of the allergic reaction. Reviewing the symptoms is a good start---cough, wheezing, runny nose... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 45 years experience
Depends where: In the skin itchy. In the nose itchy, sneezy, runny & stuffy. In the eye itchy and teary. In the lungs coughing, wheezing, weight on chest. In the dig... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
Anti-Aging Medicine 36 years experience
Inflammatory rxn: An allergic reaction is the body's defense against an agent it considers harmful or toxic to the body. Most allergic reactions start with food allergi... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Typical: Allergic reactions often causes itching but the symptoms are greatly organ-dependent. *Nose- congestion, runny nose, sneezing *Eyes- itching, redness... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
You mean marijuana?: A rule of thumb is that anything that has pharmacologic effects also has side effects and can precipitate allergic reactions. This is obviously more ... Read More
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