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Sunburn 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
Had a severe sunburn, then cellulitis from bug bites, now allergic reaction after foods I've had b4, all w/i month. New allergies possible at 25? Cause?
Not sure if its an allergic reaction or my recent sunburn but skin around my mouth and chin is beet red after peeling two weeks ago! What can I do?
Hello, I experience very unhealthy skin problems. My face is prone to allergies. If I shave, my skin turns rashy red. It is prone to sunburns.
Best sensitive shave: For sensitive skin, use a high quality 4 or 5 blade shaver like gillette or schick. Use pjur eros bodyglide as a shave lubricant. You won't react to it. If you still have trouble with this regimen, consider laser hair removal. ...Read more
My face got randomly hot and feels like sunburn or poision ivy. Was just sitting here kinda feels tight and puffy. I have allergies could that be it?
Most likely...: This is most likely related to allergies with the start of the allergy season. ...Read more
My 6 yr old just woke up all red and itchy. No known allergies. His body looks like a full sunburn but its not. He is not taking medicine. He is very itchy. Serious?
My right eyebrow itches. When I scratch it burns like sunburn. Haven't worn makeup or contacts in 1 month. Don't think it is allergies. Possibilities?
Since yesterday.my face is red, sore & feels like sunburn, tiny bumps, . Not sure if it's seasonal (spring) allergies. Ideas? Maybe another allergy?
What causes the skin to turn red and hot like a sunburn, elevated heart rate, dizziness, skin itching no hives, abdominal pain? Allergic reaction?
Amoxicillin reaction: It is possible you are allergic to the medication. Stop taking it and inform the doctor who prescribed it that you are having these symptoms. ...Read more
I have a rash after taking clindamycin that appears like a sunburn. I have no other symptom I'm assuming it's a reaction... Will it go away w/o meds?
I have sunburn on my face with lots of very small blisters on it. My face is also swollen, is this from the sunburn or a reaction to something else?
Why would 3mth old develop bil. Redness/warmth to feet/lower legs when crying looked like sunburn(never in sun) not ill/no fever. Resolved 10 min when calmed down. Left around 5 petechiae each on lower legs after. Vaccines 3 wks ago, reaction?
Petchiae: Which vaccines did 3mo have? Likely a reaction. Send photo if did not go away. ...Read more
I read that carrots and parsnips can cause phototoxic reactions like a sunburn. Is this with raw carrots and parsnips, or cooked ones, or both?
Phytophotodermatitis: There are certain plants like parsnips, celery, lime and many others that contain natural furocoumarins (psoralens & angelicins) that after ingested can cause blistering skin reactions and sunburns if the skin is exposed to sunlight or a tanning bed (with uva light). Raw or cooked, they can cause the reaction either way. These plants are members of the apiaceae, rutaceae and moraceae families. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter experience is excruciatingly cold and hot pain after being in the Sun too long. She does not sunburn. Her reacting lasts for several days?
Sunburn: For a kid that has been expoused to a sunburn use calamine lotion, or aloe vera-based gels to provide some relief this usually shouldn't last longer than 3 days. Next time remember to use sunscreen at least 50 SPF protection and reaply after two hours. Do not forget to give them plenty fluids in this hot summer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sunburn: Yes, it is safe to apply aloe gel overnight for sunburns. If you are having an allergic reaction, however, aloe gel will not help. You should take an anti-histamine such as diphenhydramine instead which should reduce the itching and rash. If this does not help, or you develop facial swelling, trouble breathing, or the rash spreads to other areas, you should seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more