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What Can I Put On My Belt Buckles And Buttons Because Of A Nickel Metal Allergy
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
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
I had a strong reaction to nickel for a patch test. I get rashes and itch all over my legs, arms, back and not where watches etc touch my skin. Why?
I had surgery on my left wrist on the 11th. The orange stuff they used caused a very itchy rash and I told them I was allergic to betadine. Any ideas?
? iodide allergy: It sounds like a possible allergy to iodides (iodine-containing substances). If there is a rash in areas which were coated by the "orange stuff", that represents a "contact dermatitis". Contact the surgeon to confirm it was an iodinated substance, and note for the future your iodine allergy. ...Read more
Why do I have a lot of pimples with puss on my waist ( where the belt goes? ) could it be because of the belt?
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...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 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 have some bumps on the lower left of my labia mojara. Also the crease of the outer side of the labia mojara irritates sometimes like when i walk or sit. I noticed a white patch on my thigh near the bumps too. If you could tell me what this might be I'd
How can I tell if i'm having an allergic reaction on my vagina from lube, meds, or laundry soap? It burns on outside and part of butt and inner thigh
See a doctor: Either a dermatologist or gynecologist should be able to determine what kind of reaction you are having. It does sound like it could be an allergic reaction or contact dermatitis. You can start by changing your laundry detergent and body soap. Take a look at what you are taking- drugs like advil (ibuprofen) can cause rashes. ...Read more
How can I cure this red, itchy round rash on both sides of my hips? Im a builder so i work outside in the cold a lot and wear thermal trousers
Rash on hips: Eczema is commonly seen on hips particularly in cold weather. Eczema is red/pink and scaly and can be very itchy. If eczema is mild, moisturizers like petroleum jelly or a fragrance-free dye-free cream 2-3 times a day may help. Over the counter cortisone creams may help as well, however, you have to make sure it is not something like a fungal infection that can look very similar to eczema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many procedures or ear surgeries are needed to repair my torn earlobes? I wear my hair down and now i resort to clip on earrings because the holes in my earlobes are so badly torn from years of heavy earrings. The holes are long (about a quarter of an
Stretched : Stretched ear piercings like you describe can be repaired. It typically involves an office procedure with a local numbing injection. Both ears can be done at the same visit if you want. The process of repair most typically involves excising the current hole and tract and closing the hole completely. Once the area heals the ear can be repierced if you want. If the ear lobes themselves are also stretched this can be fixed at the same time. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I work in the petroleum industry,spilled a small amount of diesel fuel on my right forearm how can I get rid of the rash,is it dangerous?
Diesal skin rash: First remove all clothes soaked with diesal fuel. Then wash vigorously with soap and water. The rash is from defatting and is similar to eczema. You can treat it with OTC 1% hydrocorticone cream twice daily. Be sure to wear plastic gloves or avoid eyes and wash hands thoroughly after application of cream. It can lead to cataracts and glaucoma if rubbed into the eye accidentally. Usu. not dangerous ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a bite? About the size of a nickel on my right front shin only.It's red very itchy and is made up of tiny blisters.Ive tried everything!help!
Rash: Go see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I was in a car accident and I cut the side of my tongue. Is there something I can put on it to numb the pain? It brushes against my teeth and hurts
Is it safe to use dermaid cream on my fingers whal i'm pregnant I have allergies to the metal in rings?
Cream: As long as you are using a cream on a confined area for a few days, it should not harm your fetus, as the systemic obsorption is minimal. ...Read more
I have some kind of a scar on my hip on both sides just like a vein in our wrists. Is there anything to worry about????
Striae?: If the scars are pale and parallel and you can't feel them, they are probably striae. Striae are a result of defects in the connective tissue that can occur during rapid grown. They often appear on prenant women and on the skin overlying the muscles of body builders. Anyone can get them during after a rapid growth spurt. They often show up on the hips & buttocks. They aren't harmful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wearing boots and I have big sore on my ankle on my right leg is there anything i can use to reduce the pain and the redness?
Change foot gear...: ...Until healed then u can try a corn pad over the area, and don't lace boots 2 tight. ...Read more
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