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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.?

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

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Allergies (Definition)

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


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What to do if face allergic reaction!?

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

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How to help a allergic reaction on face?

How to help a allergic reaction on face?

Rash: Avoid the offending agent, apply a moisturizer thoroughly, use non-fragrantroducts, apply topical Hydrocortisone on the affected skin, cold compreses over swollen skin. See a dermatologist of things progress. ...Read more

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My face begins to feel on fire. Is this a allergic reaction?

My face begins to feel on fire. Is this a allergic reaction?

Flushing: Flushing could have various causes. An allergic reaction would be accompanied by a rash and itching in most cases. ...Read more

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Small allergic reaction on my face-how to help it?

Cream: A steroid cream and an oral antihistamine may help a bit but it is likely to persist for a couple of days.. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for allergic reaction on the face?

Is there a good cure for allergic reaction on the face?

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

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Can numbness of the face be due to an allergic reaction?

Can numbness of the face be due to an allergic reaction?

No: Allergic reactions usually cause itching, rash and some swelling but not numbness. ...Read more

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Does my skin not like face paint or am I having an allergic reaction?

Does my skin not like face paint or am I having an allergic reaction?

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

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I've got a really bad allergic reaction on my face. How do I cure it?

I've got a really bad allergic reaction on my face. How do I cure it?

Requires evaluation: I hear you plea and frustration!
Since there are various types of allergic reactions there is no simple answer. For example atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, urticaria, angioedema or a drug eruption would all be managed differently. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Help! I have an allergic reaction on my face and don't know what to do?

Help! I have an allergic reaction on my face and don't know what to do?

It depends: You don't mention what kind of a reaction you had. Was it swelling? Redness? Welts? You don't provide enough information for a good answer. If applying a cold pack and taking an otc antihistamine are not enough to treat the problem within a couple of days, see a physician. ...Read more

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I have an allergic reaction on my face. How long will it take to go away?

I have an allergic reaction on my face. How long will it take to go away?

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

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I have dark face from allergic reaction. Should I apply hydrocotisone cream?

I have dark face from allergic reaction. Should I apply hydrocotisone cream?

Not really: If you have an allergic reaction which has lasted for a period of time, and you have changes in your skin as a result, you should see a physician to evaluate the cause and to pursue treatment. It may not be an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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What can do you do quickly to get swelling down in face after an allergic reaction..

What can do you do quickly to get swelling down in face after an allergic reaction..

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

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Can you have an allergic reaction to fabric softener sheets rubbed on the face?

Can you have an allergic reaction to fabric softener sheets rubbed on the face?

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

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Overnight break out on face allergic reaction?

Overnight break out on face allergic reaction?

Rash: The diagnosis of a rash typically requires a physical exam, see a medical provider for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How long does an allergic reaction on the face last?

How long does an allergic reaction on the face last?

Depends: Depends on the type of reaction. Swelling (angioedema) usually lasts 24-72 hours when it reaches maximum. Allergies can last for very long times if not treated. If unsure, the safest bet is to see your friendly allergist for advice and treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to solve an allergic reaction on? The? Face?

What can I do to solve an allergic reaction on? The? Face?

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

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How can I treat a swollen face due to a drug allergic reaction?

How can I treat a swollen face due to a drug allergic reaction?

Self resolving: 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

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How long does the rash from an allergic reaction on the face last?

How long does the rash from an allergic reaction on the face last?

Hours to a few days: If it's allergic reaction, stay away from the irritating object and try some anti-histamine. Good luck. ...Read more

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Toothpaste made my face red and burnt! Could this be an allergic reaction?

Toothpaste made my face red and burnt! Could this be an allergic reaction?

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

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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 hv an allergic reaction then I got red dots all over my body and face but they r not itchy. What is it?

? Drug reaction: See a dermatologist to see if you have a drug reaction to any of the medications you are on. It is also possible you have something else and might need to have a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood for face acne to be an allergic reaction?

What is the likelihood for face acne to be an allergic reaction?

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

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How can I get rid of an allergic reaction on my face quickly?

Cream: A steroid cream and an oral antihistamine may help a bit but it is likely to persist for a couple of days.. ...Read more

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How can I reduce swelling of face due to hair dye allergic reaction?

How can I reduce swelling of face due to hair dye allergic reaction?

Topical steroid: Try otc Hydrocortisone cream. However if the swelling is severe enough, your doctor may need to try you on a short course of oral cortisone as well. Avoidance will be the key in the future. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of an allergic reaction on my face overnight?

What do I do to get rid of an allergic reaction on my face overnight?

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

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How can I tell if I had an allergic reaction to aveeno (oatmeal) face wash?

How can I tell if I had an allergic reaction to aveeno (oatmeal) face wash?

Face wash: It is most likely that aveeno (oatmeal) face wash is an irritant and causes skin rashes in your face. In order to tease this out, you need to come see an allergist. ...Read more

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I'm vomiting and just broke out on face what is it? Is it an allergic reaction?

Possibly but: It is more likely from a viral infection given the lack of an itchy rash on the face. If the problem persists or worsens, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a allergic reaction to a cutting oil where I work my face and neck aer broke out what can I do, ?

I had a allergic reaction to a cutting oil where I work my face and neck aer broke out what can I do, ?

Avoidance: Sounds like a contact dermatitis. Avoidance is only long term effective treatment. A full face shield might help temporarily. That should be a workman comp situation. ...Read more

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I had a some sort of allergic reaction last week where my face and eyes swelled. How can I figure out what causes it?

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

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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?

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

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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more