Allergies

Itchy Face and Facial Rash – Causes, Treatment, Pictures

Facial Itching Itching of the face is a common symptom that every person experience, often on a frequent basis. In most case it is a mild it that is quickly relieved with rubbing or scratching. The face is the most exposed part of the body as it is almost never covered. It is constantly bombarded by the environment through >> Read More ...

Itchy Rash on the Neck

An itchy rash can occur on the body and this can be due to the same conditions. However, certain conditions are more likely to arise on specific parts of the body. This may be due to local factors, like contact with fabrics or jewelry, or with spread from neighboring areas. An itchy rash on the neck may therefore be due to >> Read More ...

Itchy Legs – Causes and Treatment

The human skin is not just a protective layer but also a highly sensitive sensory instrument which may be afflicted with a number of sensations that can cause discomfort. Itching is one of the more uncomfortable sensations, second only to pain. It can vary in intensity and duration, from a mild itch of a few minutes to the >> Read More ...

Itch (Pruritus) – Diagnosis, Prevention & Treatment

What is Itch (Pruritus)? Itch (Lat. pruritus) is a skin sensation that provokes a desire to scratch (1). Itching occurs when certain substances produced by the body, like biliary salts or histamine, or those coming from the outside, like wool or nickel, irritate nerve endings in the skin. Itch is not the same as >> Read More ...

Hair Dye Allergies

Hair Dye Allergies – Introduction About 5% of permanent hair dye users develop an allergy, mostly in the form of an allergic contact dermatitis with a redness and itch in the head area. A systemic reaction with an involvement of the whole body skin and other organs, although rare, is possible in severe cases (1).  >> Read More ...
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