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Can People Be Allergic To Wool Or Just Itch From It
Itching: I don't there are any things you can treat wool with to keep them from causing itching. I may be wrong but I have not heard of anything. Often just wearing a light t-shirt underneath will help. ...Read more
Allergy: The answer is yes. To be certain, you should be skin tested. You might be surprised to learn that house dust mites may be the culprit instead. ...Read more
How to heal rash from wool sweater I wore over 2 weeks ago. Very itchy red dots. Using hydrocortisone anti-itch cream not enough. Constantly itching.
My skin is on fire and itches at night but nothings there. I'm not allergic to anything. Has nothing to do with where i sleep what i wear or eat?
Itching: Check with your internist to see if you have a normal bood count and chemistries. Then, if everything is normal consult a dermatologist for help with your itchimg. ...Read more
I was wondering if I am allergic to mosquitoes. When one bites me i get big red welps. It itches like crazy and hurts. Please help!
Over the last couple months, my skin itches and when scratched it swells and leaves bumps, almost like an allergic reaction what can be causing this?
I'm concerned because the flour and get near to the cats give me this itches. I can't take it anymore and i can't stop scratching, could this be an allergic reaction?
Possibly: Discuss this with your pcp and they might send you to an allergist for a more detailed evaluation. Questions that will be important relate to whether the reaction is localized to one arm and possible contacts to that area that are unique to it. You might also have eczema and a history and physical will help determine whether you need any testing or not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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