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Why Does The Skin React To Iv Ig
IVIg reactiions: There are many possible explanations for irritation at the site of ivig infusion in the skin. Many experts feel that this may come from aggregation of immunoglobulin molecules that are capable of activating the blood proteins called "complement". Other times, skin reactions may occur as an allergic reaction to a component of the ivig. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Given your history you could be suffering from irritant or allergic contact dermatitis. Contact allergens may be found at home or in the workplace and may include metals, glues, plastics, rubber, fragrances, topical antibiotics, preservatives, and chemicals used in hair-care and cosmetic products. Suggest avoidance of pen ink on skin if possible. See Allergist for further workup. ...Read more
My face has been dry, a little red, and burninhg and the skin on the inner part of my elbows are red and dry. Why is my skin reacting this way? Could
Possibly eczema: Eczema is extremely common, and is characterized by dry, itchy skin and is often in the elbow creases. It tends to flare in the winter. Start with a good moisturizer 2-3 times daily, avoid hot showers, and try not to scratch. If not improving, see a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it okay to tan in a tanning bed 2 weeks after having a baby, or will my skin react differently?
Tanning beds: One study showed that the people who had used a tanning bed, tanning booth, or sun lamp were 2.5 times more likely to develop the squamous type of cancer while the increase of basal cancer was 1.5 times greater when compared to those without cancer. The use of tanning beds increases the incidence of melanoma by 74%. Do not start using a tanning bed or you will be sorry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am allergic/reactive to many things. A pen top dragged across skin causes welt for days. How can I get a skin test just the scratching will react?
See a dermatologist: Dermographism is a physical urticaria, not an allergy. Relax, don't worry about it. In time it will subside. You can write messages on your skin. If it bothers you, try zyrtec (get the generic) 1 or 2 a day. No blood tests or allergy tests will help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a itchy face & swollen ( but not swollen shut)!. No new products but react to my own sweat. Very thin, sensitive skin - workout 3x week. ?
21 years old female from india.I have oily and very sensitive skin.i react to harsh chemical and have fine line,blackheads.suggest me skin care routin?
Natural skin care: Sensitive skin care can be treated with natural products that are free of harsh chemicals, fragrance and parabens. Pure, cold-pressed coconut oil, castor oil, 100% essential tea tree & and lemon oils are excellent for cleansing, protecting and anti-microbial purposes. Check with your provider first if taking any other medications for any possible skin interactions. I hope this helps! ...Read more
I am restoring my forskin using a dtr restoring device, how would my urologist react to this and what could he give me to promote skin growth?
Urologist: A plastic surgeon would be more appropriate specialist for this. ...Read more
Drying etc: May dry the skin slightly lighten the skin poss. Redness skin may feel tight. ...Read more
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