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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can have both: There is an entity related to sun sensitivity where people develop severe dermatitis or urticaria from sun exposure. A burn hurts more, an allergic re ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Hives: An allergic reaction is usually red bumpy, itchy, and splotchy. Sun burm is warm uncomfortable flat pink red and peeling. Use sun block when getting ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
10 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You have a healthy body, if stimulated by an allergen, your body will develop antibodies and sensitive allergic cells to react to another exposure to ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
What allergies?: What do you mean by allergic reaction after foods and also what kind of foods? Yes becoming allergic to new things is possible nearly at any age al ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Emollient: Better to get a water based moisturiser and apply throughout the day until the skin settles. Yes, the damaged skin will be more prone to sunburn, so b ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many causes: This is likely an inflammatory reaction following and exfoliative condition. Hydrocortisone ointment may help but you should likely see a dermatologis ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Possibly: It is difficult to know if the rash you describe is an allergic reaction or something else. See a doctor for evaluation.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Gorenberg
35 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Best sensitive shave: For sensitive skin, use a high quality 4 or 5 blade shaver like gillette or schick. Use pjur eros bodyglide as a shave lubricant. You won't react to i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Moammar
Specializes in Pulmonology
Most likely...: This is most likely related to allergies with the start of the allergy season.
A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Allergy: I suspect some kind of allergic exposure. You can give him Benadryl (diphenhydramine) per the age chart on the bottle. If worse, take him to see doc. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosenfeld
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergic dermatitis: It may be a benign allergic dermatitis (rash) but it could be something else like psoriasis or benign skin growth. See a dermatologist.
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