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Skin Allergies

Skin Allergies
The skin allergy is an abnormal response to a food, drug, or something in our environment which usually does not cause symptoms in most people. Medical science is unable to reveal, why some people develop an abnormal response?
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  • The skin allergy is an abnormal response to a food, drug, or something in our environment which usually does not cause symptoms in most people. Medical science is unable to reveal, why some people develop an abnormal response? For example some people get allergy in eating fish, while others do not. At least 10 to 20 per cent of the population has some manifestation of allergy at some time in their life. The skin allergy is one of the most common problems seen in the people. The skin allergy is a disorder of the immune system often, also referred to as atrophy. When suddenly your skin turns to red and itchy, these are the signs that you are going to suffer from the skin allergy. The part of the body which is affected by allergy is called a shock organ. The common areas are the skin, nose, eye, chest, intestines, or ears.

  • The skin allergy manifests in skin symptoms such as rash, hives, itches, swelling, redness, pain, blister and scaling skin. The symptoms caused by allergy appears on skin suddenly or sometimes within half an hour. The main cause of the skin allergies includes: certain food, change in temperature, dust and smoke, jewelry metals, chemical cosmetics, fragrance, insect bite and stings.

  • Treatment of Skin Allergies

  • Here are a few treatments; you should do if you suffer from the skin allergies.

  • • Apply a paste of sandalwood and lime juice on the affected areas; it will give relief from itches.

  • • Coconut oil is considered good in treating skin allergies; mix it with lime juice and use on skin.

  • • Add two tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in one glass of water and take this to soothe the skin.

  • • Baking soda works wonder for rashes, make a paste of baking soda and water, apply on rashes and leave until completely dry.  Baking soda dries the infection and takes the rashes away in a few days.

  • • Mix equal quantity of mint leaves juice, lemon juice and honey. Take three times in a day.

  • • Fig is effective treatment for allergy. Wash and soak 2-3 dried figs in a glass of water over night and take it as morning drink. Similarly have figs at night before going to bed that has been soaked at morning.

  • • Aloe Vera is another very useful and favorite herb of the Prophet (SAW). Qays bin Rafi al-Qatsi narrates that God's messenger (SAW) said, "Aloes and watercress are a sure cure for illness." Apply Aloe Vera gel on affected areas of the body, Aloe Vera gel contains all the natural ingredients that need to battle with the skin allergy.

  • • Turmeric is a natural antibacterial agent that is in used from centuries. Combine turmeric with Aloe Vera or water in a paste, apply to the affected areas for at least 30 minutes then rinse off with normal water. Turmeric will soothe rash and itching.

  • Avoidance

  • Be careful when you suffer from allergic very first time. There are many small points to keep in mind which will help you to prevent from allergic.

  • • Use fragrance free products like shampoo, soap and lotion etc which cause skin allergy.

  • • If your skin is dry, use a good moisturizer because some times dry skin often tends to skin allergies.

  • • Read packed food labels carefully to understand them. Also try to avoid certain food which causes an allergic reaction.

  • • Change stuff of pillows, blankets, and clothing to cotton or synthetic materials.

  • • Be careful in your choice of cosmetic because some cosmetics contain on such chemicals that are harmful to sensitive skin.
    Follow these steps and you will be able to control or overcome your skin allergy. The best thing you can do to avoid having the skin allergies is to avoid the causes.

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  1. hi,can u guide me about my skin allergy,i am free from skin allergy in summer while in winter i cant go out at sun shine,when i feel warm or go in sun shine my whole body start itching and small pimples like rashes comes on skin ,it wont go untill i turn on the fan or use cod water ,so can u guide me plzzzz,i want to get rid of it.plz tell me sooon,thank u

    on Dec 20 2012 9:19AM Report Abuse JUNAID

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