MBBS, DVD, MD - Dermatology, Fellowship in Dermatological Laser Surgery
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Which of these things should be avoided when you have skin allergies or contact dermatitis?
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To decrease itching and to calm the inflamed and irritated area, you need to avoid certain things which may aggravate the itchiness. The key to this approach is detecting what s causing the rash and allergies and avoiding them at all costs. Your dermatologist would give you a complete list of items which can affect and harm you. Moreover, you should also abstain from scratching the affected region. If you are suffering from skin allergies, your first task is to contact an expert dermatologist who can help you with the symptoms.
Which of these can offer temporary relief from skin allergies?
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When you are already affected by skin allergies, and they are causing much discomfort, you should moisten soft cotton fabrics and hold it against the affected part for soothing the skin for around half an hour. This can be repeated as many times as you want but make sure you don't wear any clothing that can harm the skin surface or worsen the irritation. You may also take an oral anti-itch drug when the condition is beyond control.
Protecting the skin is the best way to get rid of skin allergies.
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As a part of general preventive measures against skin allergies, you should try to protect your skin from everything that can irritate it and lead to allergies. You must try to avoid the allergens that are known to cause the reaction in your body. But if your skin comes in contact with these substances, you should wash the area with mild soap and warm water to avoid the allergic reaction. You should also wash the clothing that may have come in contact with the allergens such as pollen as applicable to your particular condition.
Applying an iron-on patch and barrier cream can protect the skin from allergies.
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When you use an iron-on patch for covering the metal fasteners, it will spare you from reactions to metal snaps. You can also apply a barrier cream which can act as a protective layer for the skin. For instance, an over the counter cream like bentoquatam can lessen the reaction to poison ivy. You can also apply moisturizing lotions for restoring the nature of the outermost layer of the skin.
The clothes you wear cannot make a difference in protecting the skin against allergies.
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Heat rash develops when the sweat ducts that are present in the skin get clogged. When this is the case, the sweat gets trapped underneath the skin instead of evaporating. Heat rash is common in hot and humid conditions, and therefore, you should keep the body dry and wear loose cotton clothes. You should take a shower regularly and maintain personal hygiene to prevent allergies.