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Could I Have Developed An Allergy To The Nickel Fastening On My Jeans
Yes: An allergy to the nickel in the fastener is common, and there's no way to make this sensitivity go away; all you can do is eliminate contact with any nickel-containing metals. Choosing clothing and jewelry that have no nickel works best, but you can also paint the inside of the fastener with clear nail polish so the metal doesn't actually come in contact with your skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hi I got a painful blister rash on one side of my anus and I think it may have been an allergic reaction to the adhesive on my sanitary pad.
I developed a rash on my legs after purchasing a new pair of boots. Could it be eczema? Or jist an allergic reaction?
I recently brought a fit bit, I had a reaction to the nickel. I returned it. But today I have a rash on both arms and part of foot. What could it be?
Skin itching: It is possible that you may have skin itching due to an exposure outside. This could be due to pollen or mold spores. Sometimes the tree pollen levels are high enough for a significant amount of pollen to be deposited on your skin which could result in itching, if you are allergic. Another cause is mold spores which sometimes cause itching with direct contact, i.e. Walking or sitting on grass. ...Read more
I have small dots on my forearm and big hives on my legs which appears to be an allergic reaction from the woods. It's not healing. Help?!
Arms and legs: Please have someone as soon as possible take you to the nearest Emergency facility. The team will take good care of you. Please let me know how things went. ...Read more
I was recently told that my surgeon put in a stainless steel plate in my arm & not titanium. I have an allergy to Nickel. Will this cause me problems?
Ni Allergy: Unless the allergy is severe, the Ni leaching out of a plate should be insignificant. Since there is rarely enough friction to aggravate any elution when placed on a long bone or a flat one your are probably safe. Swelling and redness around the area would prove me wrong. ...Read more
I need to know what to do with a skin condition that has developed on the top of my ankle. I had an anklet on that started irritating my ankle (it had just looked like eczema at first). (i have the same material on my wrist as a bracelet all the time with
I had a latex allergy from wearing candom in my pen*** , what will be the medicine for the allergy and inflammation of my pen** ?
I have a bump behind my left ear that is tender to the touch and was wondering what it could be. Dot believe it's an allergic reaction to earring beca?
Red bumps on my right arm along with what i believe to be elbow rash. I want to know what is causing it, i'm allergic to dust and mold.
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Could an allergy to the antibiotic Avelox have caused my legs to swell and be painful to touch. I was given them for an infected graze on my leg.
Hi there I have large goitre on my thyroid it only appeared around the time I found out I had a severe allergy to dust mites could the 2 be linked?
Unlikely: Thyroid goiters are caused by insufficient iodine, benign nodules or malfunctioning endocrine glands, among others. Allergies are caused by hypersensitivity to foreign proteins which causes release of chemicals like histamines that then cause allergy symptoms I know of no medical connection between the two. Hope you're being treated! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could I be allergic to fire and ice condoms if I have a rash on the inner lips of the vagina that is itching?
I have what seems to be a bug bite that has swollen or it could be an ingrown hair, on the inside right cheek of my buttons. Should i lance it?
Can you be allergic to lanyards? I am 17 years old and I have eczema, after wearing a lanyard a lot, the back of my neck constantly has eczema on it
Irritation vs allerg: You may have developed a contact dermatitis to a chemical in the lanyard. However the lanyard may also be rubbing against your neck causing irritation and aggravating a common eczema area, the neck. Either way remove the lanyard, use your topical anti inflammatory medication and see if the area clears. ...Read more
Can i be allergic to EKG electrode patches? I had an EKG yesterday, and this morning I have an itchy red rash in all the spots where the patches were. Could it be an allergic reaction? It itches a lot. Could it be serious?
Yes. : Yes. This sounds like an allergic reaction to the adhesive or latex in the ekg electrode patch. Many people are sensitive to adhesives. Be sure to tell your health care provider to add this to your list of allergies. Also, let your health care provider know about your rash/itchy reaction so he/she can recommend treatment. (usually an over the counter cream). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small red rash on my shin. I've used neosporin and it seemed to help. What could it be from ?
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