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Allergic Reaction Red Burning Face
Burning feeling in face, red and warm to the touch, quickly spread to entire body Chills and feverish feeling, is this an allergic reaction?
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
Burning red flush started in face quickly spread over entire body, skin was red, patchy and warm to the touch. Feverish chills, allergic reaction?
If you have chills and fever, this suggests the presence of a systemic infection. Urinary tract infection is a likely issue for your sex and age but it can be any type of systemic infection. You should contact your doctor now.
I assume that no new drug has been introduced in the past 10 days since a drug reaction can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
2 wks left temple aches!! Bad! And random times my face starts burning and gets red. Like an allergic reaction. Now lower left side of abdomen aches?
Not allergic: You need to see your doctor about this problem. It does not appear to be an allergic one. ...Read more
Possibly: Skin irritation on the face only, especially in women is most often a contact irritant reaction. This could represent a true allergy to chemicals found in facial cleansers, make-up products, lotions or sunscreens. Step one is to stop all topicals and try a cleanser such as cetaphil restoraderm or aquaphor unscented baby wash. If irritation persists, see your doctor. A physicial exam is needed. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for Spring allergies with runny nose, sneezing, itchy face, and itching, red, burning eyes?
Allergies: The best treatment is: get an allergy skin test before starting treatment to see what you are allergic to. Depending on results we see if OTC Claritin (loratadine) or other anti allergy meds will work for body & if a mast cell stabilizer or antihistamine or steroid drop is needed for the eyes. More info on Eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com: "step ladder treatment for allergies". ...Read more
Allergic reaction to glycolic acid? I applied triacneal on my face and now my skin is burning. There are brown patches. What can I do?
Rash: Stop using the cream, apply a moisturizer and a hypoallergenic sunscreen. ...Read more
Had an allergic reaction to a hair product. Redness and whelps on my face, neck, and my scalp. What should I do?
What is a good drug store medicine for an allergic reaction? I have redness on my eyelids and a lot of red bumps all over my face.
Benedryl: Benadryl or the generic called "diphenhydramine" is often the drug store's own brand of allergy medicine. It can possibly cause some drowsiness so use caution but it can be your first line choice for an allergic reaction. If it does not help or the reaction gets worse or you start to have any trouble swallowing, go to the er asap for help. ...Read more
After allergic reaction to penicillin following itching from head to toe then turned into skin pricking, tingling, burning, molting skin?
Allergy: Allergy can be accompanied by an intense skin reaction which causes loss of superficial skin. If this is an acute and severe reaction it may actually be life threatening, but most commonly skin is shed a week or two after an allergic response ...Read more
I have been using some hand cream for awhile and my hands are really red and itchy there also burning is this signs of allergic reaction?
I been taking Diflucan (fluconazole) this morning I woke up with redness on my face burning red rash on my neck and itches. Could it be allgeric reaction?
How do I know if I have an allergic reaction or a chemical burn? I used a new face wash and my face is itching, burning and I have small zits showing
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 lessen with Benedryl and cool compresses while a burn would be more long lasting and eventually turn into peeling or flaking. Either way, avoiding the wash that caused it would be wise. ...Read more
After eating cashews, my tongue became very itchy, I had little red spots on my tongue an I felt a burning feeling. Could this be an allergic reaction?
Cashew: The cashew family is called anacardiaceae. Poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac are all members of this family. Cells within the two layers of the cashew nut's hull secrete an allergenic resin. Cashew nut shell oil has 12 allergens and cross react with poison ivy, and mango skin and ginko biloba. So the answer is yes. ...Read more
Prickly heat or allergic reaction to opiate painkiller? - painful burning sensation over whole body & face, dry mouth, tight dry throat, racing heart.
Keep in mouth: Was it just around your lips or did you spread it on your face? If you spread it on your face, it's more of an irritation. Toothpaste should only be used in your mouth and not on your face. ...Read more
I hv an allergic reaction then I got red dots all over my body and face but they r not itchy. What is it?
What is this flat red blotch on my face I have had it on my face all my life and it is not an allergic reaction?
What medicine can I use for my red, swollen, and irritated face after allergic reaction? (i scratched it which made it worst)
Red blotches on face that are a little itchy and are starting to spread. Covering them up today no matter what. Looks like allergic reaction maybe.
How long?: How long has this been going on? There are many answers to this question- a viral infection or an allergic reaction to something you put on your face being some of them. Need to see your doctor if this continues to spread and does not go away within a few days. Just noted you are only 13 and am quite impressed that you take the initiative to ask questions. ...Read more
I got an allergic reaction on my face and have red dots all over my face. How can I get rid of it?
I have a rash on my face that is red, bumpy, and itch. Isn't an allergic reaction. Been there for 4 weeks! Help!
No, it's not allergy: alcohol can cause flushing with red facies in many people, particularly those of Asian extraction. Alcohol is metabolized into acetaldehyde, which is very toxic and causes blood vessels to dilate, causing red skin, headache, dizziness and even fainting. It is usually only present for less than a second, but in some people it accumulates and causes red or blotchy skin. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Do! Allergic reaction on face in! Form red patchs dt. Top. Fusidic acid antib. Can leave any hypepig. Or marks when it fades? Btw im fitzpatrick score3
Probably not: You are having an allergic reaction to a topical antibiotic cream. Stop usung it and take an antihistamine if you are red and itching. Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec, claritin, or Allegra can help this. When the allergic reaction stops it will go away and your skin will not hyperpigment. Avoid ever putting antibiotic cream on your face it is oily and can cause acne. ...Read more
I used pimple cream in my face and I tink I've an allergic reaction - it's totally red, burnt n itchy now. I've taken zyrtec (cetirizine). Is it enuf?
Not enough: Various medicated creams that are used for acne can cause local reactions. You should stop the cream, which usually helps. Zyrtec (cetirizine) or other antihistamines are usually insufficient to resolve the issue. In most cases a steroid cream would be necessary. If prescribed by a physician, go back and discuss alternatives. If it is otc, better see a dermatologist. ...Read more
What medication should I use to treat red swollen and irritated face due to itching during allergic reaction? (to fluocinonide ointment)
I woke up yesterday with a swollen red face. Used benedryl assuming I had an allergic reaction to a cream. Today hasn't changed too much. Aloe burns.
I got an allergic reaction after waxing my brows red with heats and my whole face swollen r the readness and heats goin to leave marks on my face?
My daughter came in the house from playing and I noticed a rash all over her face only red on her cheeks is this a allergic reaction to something?
Probably not: If the rash did not itch and went away within a hour, it was unlikely to be from an allergic reaction. I suspect that she is very light complexioned and may be more prone to develop rosacea in the future. Let me know whether I am correct or not since we do need feedback to enhance our own learning experience. ...Read more