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Allergic Reaction To Face Mask
Hello good evening, my daughter has allergic reaction on her face when her friend put facial mask, they leave on her face overnight two nights ago.?
Contact dermatitis: It is possible to have an allergic reaction to almost any facial product, but it is also important to read the instructions well. Not all masks should be kept on overnight, but some are okay. Your daughter should avoid putting any creams/products on her face (give the skin a break), take an oral antihistamine if there is itching. Cold compresses help with swelling/itching also. If not better see Dr ...Read more
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
Unsure: A physician will need to know more about the trigger, nature and severity of the reaction to begin to offer advice. Some severe reactions require immediate epinephrine injection via epipen whereas others can be managed through avoidance strategies or less potent suppressive or as needed medications. Good luck! ...Read more
Allergic reactions: The primary goal is to identify the trigger of the allergic reaction on the face. There are many possibilities for reactions on the face and a thorough history is needed to assess for contacts. Testing by allergist or dermatologist may help. Once, identified, avoidance is best. Medications may decrease symptoms temporarily, but not a cure. ...Read more
No: Allergic reactions usually cause itching, rash and some swelling but not numbness. ...Read more
Contact Dermatitis: Allergic contact dermatitis is a T cell-mediated, delayed-type hypersensitivity response. Contact allergens include metals, glues, plastics, rubber, fragrances, topical antibiotics, preservatives, and chemicals used in hair-care and cosmetic products. Avoidance is mainstay of treatment. Diagnosed by allergen patch testing at an allergist office. ...Read more
Facial rashes: I suppose what you mean by allergic reaction on the face by saying you see new skin rashes on the face and you suspect it might be due to allergic reactions. Many things can cause facial rashes. Their natural histories are different. A face rashes can be due to hives, eczema, psoriasis, fungal infection, impetigo, cellulitis... You should see a doctor to get a correct diagnosis and prognosis. ...Read more
Reducing swelling: If allergic reaction is ongoing, you need to see your doctor asap. Some allergic reactions, like hives, can be treated with antihistamines. If severe enough, may need oral steroids. As for swelling itself, applying ice for 5 min every 2 hours cover the ice pack so you don't damage your skin) & sleeping on 2 pillows to keep head elevated helps. Any tongue/throat swelling-go to er immediately. ...Read more
What do I do if I'm having a allergic reaction to Clorox wipes after rubbing my face after using them.?
Clorox wipes: Use a less irritating product. I don't think Clorox should be used on your face. All the best. ...Read more
My fiancé seems to have had an allergic reaction where her face has swollen, but no other symptoms. We didn't eat anything out of the ordinary?
Requires testing: She needs to be seen and tested by an allergist. ...Read more
Yes: Absolutely. It is a chemical reaction. Obviously avoid rubbing them on your face...If you feel like being a detective cut the ingredients part off the box and compare to any other fabric softeners you may wish to use...This may hemp you find exactly what chemical you reacted to. ...Read more
How would I know if I am havin an allergic reaction to buffalo fly bites? I have quiet a few bites on my head n neck n drivin me insane
Insect: If systemic sxs are present after bitt. Otherwise more of a toxic reaction. ...Read more
See an allergist: The universal symptom of allergic skin reactions is itching. So for relief of itching try a long-acting non-sedating antihistamine like Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. To solve the problem see a board-certified allergist. You can find one in your area by using the locate allergists function at either www. Aaaai. Org or www. Acaai. Org. These are the websites of the two national allergist organizations. ...Read more
Facial swelling can be quite distressing
The best way is to allow it time to resolve on it's own though I realize this can make you self conscious and be a source of embarrassment. A glucocorticosteroid such as Prednisone is often prescribed but the benefits need to be weighed against the risk of potentially severe side effects. ...Read more
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?
I have these tiny little bumps that appeared on my face a couple days ago and they won't go away. They seem like an allergic reaction. How can it heal?
Possible.: Some believe that some foods trigger acne, but the mechanism is not known. There are those who believe that fats in the diet and even milk can flare acne. You can clog pores with cream and makeup which are comedogenic and that can cause acne to flare as well. If it is caused by a food it will flare each time you eat it and within 24 hours. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on what caused the rash. For example, if it is due to poison ivy then medications will take several days to clear the rash. Hives may clear over night with steroid pills but other medicines with less side effects may be desirable although they probably would take longer to kick in. ...Read more
I had a allergic reaction to a cutting oil where I work my face and neck aer broke out what can I do, ?
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?
I had a some sort of allergic reaction last week where my face and eyes swelled. How can I figure out what causes it?
See an allergist: If this was a one time reaction, then you may not be able to tell what caused it. However, if is an ongoing problem, then seek the help of a board certified allergist to help you find the cause of this problem. ...Read more
What medicine can I use for my red, swollen, and irritated face after allergic reaction? (i scratched it which made it worst)
I have these tiny bumps on my cheeks on my face. I don't know if it is welps or an allergic reaction from makeup I am using. What can heal it?
Experiencing bad break out on face almost cycstic and kinda itchy, could it be an allergic reaction to omega3 or something else? What will help?
Dermatology: You must submit photos or be seen bu a dermatologist to diagnose your facial rash which may be allergic, cystic, acneiform or illness related. Please make a face to face appointment with a physican. ...Read more