Allergies May Be The Cause
Many problems of the skin have the underlying cause of an allergy.
Take a step closer towards finding the real cause of your symptoms and find out how to improve your health.
Like many people, you may find it difficult to tell whether your symptoms are caused by allergies or not. A number of other factors, such as irritants, infections or other conditions can cause symptoms similar to allergies. To treat the symptoms, you need to understand the real cause behind them, since treatment differs for different conditions.
So what can you do if you have allergies?
A great first step is finding out the root cause of your symptoms by getting an allergy test.
What problems can be caused by allergies?
Hives, nettle rash or urticaria are localized, pale, itchy, pink wheals (swellings) that can burn or sting. They may occur singularly or in groups on any part of the skin. Most episodes of hives disappear quickly in the space of a few days to a few weeks.
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As the dust begins to settle on another festive period, life, rather abruptly returns to normal and leaves us pondering what affect all that indulgence had on our body. More often than not, the signs begin to show in our skin, first, alongside the headaches and tiredness that is. So, what affect does alcohol have on our skin? Is there any way we can reduce these effects in the future?
Skin rashes on the face in adults are commonly rosacea or acne, which are both harmless skin inflammations that can be easily treated with over the counter medication (OTC).
Dry skin feels dry to the touch because of a lack of moisturer in the outer cell layer (stratum corneum). This results in cracks in the skin surface.