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Allergic Reaction Rash On Hands
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
7yo has rashes on both upper arms. Raised red bumps. Itchy. Doesn't look like hives. Allergic reaction?
Skin rash: The differential is very large. Could be sun exposure. Could be contact dermatitis. I would follow up with your family physician or dermatologist and give a more detailed rendering. When did it happen? Was the child taking any medication at the time? Any travel history? Use of new detergents or change in clothes? Have a great day. ...Read more
Possibly: More information is needed to be sure. Should seek the evaluation of an ENT of allergist. ...Read more
Blistery rash, red & swollen all over hands. Starting to spread up wrists & on feet. Very itchy. Is it an allergic reaction?
Allergy to insect bi: Most of the allergies to insect bites caue local reaction and itching.But some people have severe reaction to insect bites and stings especially bee stings.This is a life threatening allergic reaction and is called anaphylaxis, this can cause breathing difficulty and is an emergency.Need to be treated with Epipen (epinephrine) injection and emergency treatment. ...Read more
Depends...: On cause of blister. If it's a cold sore (herpes) otc zilactin or some topical rx medication can be used. If it's truly allergic you can try a small amount of otc topical Hydrocortisone (don't swallow it), however the source of the allergy should be hunted. If you're having any shortness of breath, tongue swelling or difficulty swallowing you should go to the er now. ...Read more
Allergy vs. herpes: An allergic irritation on lips is a general swelling, and a herpetic lesion is usually in one area. Allergies are not painful, but herpes lesions are very painful, and sensitive to heated and salty liquids. A culture will prove which it may be if you are in doubt. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sulfa allergy: Drug allergic reactions can take on many forms including: hives, swelling, blistering, dry itchy patches, non itchy red flat or slightly raised areas. To determine if a rash is related to a medication typically requires reviewing when a medication was started, when the rash started, other medications taken, infection being treated etc. There is no allergy test for sulfa. ...Read more
Can inhaling an allergen (pollen/dust) cause hives like symptoms on the skin (like on arms, legs, waist, neck)?
Could shellac nail polish cause an allergic reaction in the form of an itchy throat. Without any rashes or pain etc near the actual nails/hands/feet. ?
I had an allergic reaction to epoxy resin for crafts, how long before a cortisone shot clears up a severe rash on my hands and wrists?
Contact dermatitis: It really depends on several factors. Did you get all of the material off your skin? How long was it in contact with your skin? Is this the first or 2nd time you have had this reaction? How much "cortisone" was in the injection? Most reactions clear in a week. Sometimes a 2nd injection may be necessary. In that case, figure two weeks. But is should get better each day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got an allergic reaction which seems to be related to sun or sunscreen. It shows up as a rash on the back of my hands. What can you recommend to prevent it?
I have a red rash on my hand and knuckles its dry and burns. I think it's a allergic reaction. How long should I wait to see if it goes away. ?
7-10 days?: but it is hard to say since it depends much on how severe the reaction has been. Most hand dermatitis are from irritant (soap, detergent, machine oil, frequent washing, frequent hand sanitizer usage etc) Try some topical hydrocortisone cream for a few days and use only unscented soap. Apply hand lotion often especially after washing hands. See dermatologist if not helpful. ...Read more
Skin rash, tightness, and peeling on hand from Butternut squash. Is this an allergic reaction? How can I fix this?
From squash?: From handling squash? Used only 1 hand? NOT from eating it. Best result from dermatologist. Need diagnosis first. ...Read more
Could a manicure cause itching in throat and all over body- no rash. Allergic reaction? No rash or redness at the nails or hands or feet though.
Real or not real?: I wonder if you have inhaled the dust from the filing of the nails. This dust can be dangerous. Consider changing salon to one with good ventilation and extraction system. ...Read more
Experiencing itchy rash. also describe me: Skin redness/irritation and Allergic reaction.What should I do?
Hand arms and legs mostly hands& arms help
Too little info: Most skin rashes need to be examined in order to offer meaningful insight. In the case of a reaction, a discussion about potential exposures is also necessary. ...Read more
There is a small rash on my wrist below my palm. It doesn't itch at all. There are no rashes anywhere else on me. Is it an allergic reaction?
Possibly: Is is a site where jewelry of a watch sits ? ...Read more
I have a strange rash that appeared on my wrist. It's very itchy and I don't think I've had a recent allergic reaction to anything.
Probably contact rxn: Hi Most itchy rashes localized to one spot are due to contact with a substance....and it can be to a substance that you have used or touched for many months...like a watch or detergent on the sleeve of your shirt....etc.. try looking up contact allergy on wedmd or truetest.com Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife had sushi for dinner last nite today she has wrist & knee pain with a rash. Could this be allergic reaction. Is a doctor visit recommended?
Doctor visit needed: Schedule an appointment with an immunologist. Get a thorough list of ingredients in the sushi she ate. Joint swelling and pain is not a typical allergic reaction (type i hsr). Blood and skin testing might be warranted and an Epipen (epinephrine) might be prescribed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gave birth in a "birthing center". During labor, I saw my hands full of rashes. After deliver, nurse said "you're having allergies if your stress"?
Stress can absolute: -ly cause rashes. But the fact that it was only on your hands suggests to me either you had an exacerbation of an underlying hand eczema which could certainly be initiated by stress, or you were exposed to something in the center that caused a contact dermatitis or also exacerbation of underlying hand eczema. see derm for absolute answers. for now use thick ointments like aquaphor to protect hands ...Read more
Very Itchy and tingly hands and feet, no rash or redness. Have no history of allergies. started 3 days ago. usually starts after eating. Why is this?
Need more info: Chances are that you have an allergy to something you are eating. It could be anything and sometimes hard to just guess the answer. The best thing to do is ask your family physician to recommend a referral to an allergist who will do testing to find the answer ...Read more
Hello- I've had allergies/cold for 3-4 days and just started experiencing a rash/welts mainly on my arms, hands, legs and feet. I went to an UrgentCar?
HSP: This may be Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP), an abnormal immune response of certain cause. It is actually an inflammation of small blood vessels in dependent areas such as hands ,feet and buttock. There may be an mild URI that precedes . Usually this persist for 6-8 weeks but can re occur and is worse in adults than children. ...Read more
Areas of contact: It is pretty common for a person to touch the allergen with their hands and then subsequently touch their face, leading to signs of an allergic reaction in those areas. The face, lips, tongue are especially common areas to develop swelling. The palms and fingers typically have thicker skin and are less likely to exhibit allergic reaction but the backs of the hands is thinner skin. ...Read more
The back of my hands have been feeling itchy and hot since yesterday. I've never had any allergic reaction to anything my entire life.
Need more info: When does it occur ? Is it related to some activity or contact? How do you know it is not "allergic"? ...Read more
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