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What are the commonly used for treating skin allergy especially this winter time?

What are the commonly used for treating skin allergy especially this winter time?

Antiallergy+steroids: Skin allergy is treated with avoidance of allergen, moisturizing. Oral anti allergy agents such as Loratadine or Cetirizine and topical agents such as steroids of varying potency. If necessary severe allergy can be treated with oral steroids and other agents. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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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Prickly feeling on skin, could this be allergy?

Prickly feeling on skin, could this be allergy?

Dry skin: It is a common presentation of dry skin especially during the winter when your heater is set high. Dry skin stimulates the nerves that conduct pain and itch sensation. Keep your skin moist by applying skin moisturizer generously will help. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Tip)

Treating Skin Allergies

See a dermatologist to treat a topical rash from allergies. See an allergist to determine allergin. ...See more

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What is skin allergy ?

What is skin allergy ?

Itchy skin?: This could mean a lot of things such eczema, hives, angioedema, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis and a host of other dermatologic conditions related to an allergic reaction. It could signify a reaction to a medication that causes patient to be itchy or have hives or swelling. ...Read more

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How to cure skin allergy?

How to cure skin allergy?

Depends: One cannot cure anything unless one knows what is causing it. On the other hand, in many skin conditions , a cure is not possible although they can usually be managed with the appropriate treatments. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Tip)

Treating Skin Allergies

Do use a good moisturizer every day that is designed for patients with allergic skin. ...See more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
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Avoid picking at them
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Have them removed if needed by a doctor
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How to cure my skin allergy?

How to cure my skin allergy?

Skin Allergy: Find out what you are allergic too and then avoid it. You can go to an allergist and get skin tested to find out what you are allergic too. ...Read more

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Skin allergy at the back of kneck?

Inadequate info: Please give more description of your problem. ...Read more