Cosmetic Chemical & Metal

Cosmetic allergies are a reaction to the products that people use every day to cleanse, protect and beautify their bodies. Fragrances are composed of a number of chemicals and are found in a wide variety of different products including perfume, cologne, soap, candles and cosmetics. The chemicals in fragrances can initiate or cause irritation or allergic reactions.

Latex Allergy

Latex Allergy

Also called: Rubber Allergy Summary Latex allergies are a reaction to the flexible, elastic material used in many rubber products. Healthcare workers are among those most susceptible to the allergy, which is often triggered by exposure to the latex gloves and instruments that they use frequently in the workplace. Children with spina bifida (a birth …

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Salicylate Sensitivity

Salicylate Sensitivity – Causes, Signs and symptoms

Also called: Salicylate Allergy Summary Salicylate sensitivity is a reaction that causes symptoms similar to those of an allergy. However, salicylate sensitivity is not an allergic condition because it does not involve an immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated response. Symptoms can be mild or can be life-threatening, such as in rare cases of anaphylactic shock. Salicylates occur …

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Nickel Allergies

Nickel Allergies -Causes, Signs and symptoms

Summary Nickel allergy is an inappropriate reaction of the immune system to the substance nickel. It is one of the most common forms of allergic contact dermatitis (inflammation that occurs when the skin’s surface comes directly into contact with a substance that triggers an allergic reaction). The allergy usually occurs when skin comes into contact …

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Metal Allergies

Metal Allergies – Causes, Signs and symptoms

Summary Metal allergies are among the chief sources of allergic contact dermatitis. Nickel, cobalt and chromate are among the metals most likely to trigger reactions. Symptoms include a skin rash that can develop into blisters and damaged skin. People are most often sensitized to metal from wearing costume jewelry, which frequently contains nickel. This problem …

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Intimate Allergies

Intimate Allergies – Signs and symptoms, Treatment

Also called: Sex Allergies, Intercourse Allergies Summary Intimate allergies occur when people have allergic reactions that are related to sexual behavior. In some cases, this can be an allergy to a partner’s bodily fluids. In other cases, the culprit is an allergy to a substance associated with sexual activity, such as the latex, lubricant or …

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