A new non-steroidal anti-inflammatory ointment may provide relief to patients managing mild to moderate eczema, researchers say in a study presented at the AAAAI annual meeting. The topical drug works by suppressing an enzyme that’s present in higher than average numbers in people who have atopic dermatitis. In two multicenter, double-blind stage 3 trials, researchers […]
Many patients with eczema go on to develop food allergies, a phenomenon often referred to as “the allergic march.” But the exact relationship between the two diseases has so far been unclear. Lately, however, the theory that food proteins slip in through the compromised skin barrier of a child with eczema, leading to sensitization and […]
For those with an allergy to the cold like Adel, the first line of defense is bundling up, unless you can just move somewhere warmer, that is.
Our embrace of wireless gadgets and modern medical implants is exposing us to nickel, the highly sensitizing metal, as never before.
Hives that are caused by body and environmental triggers are known as physical urticarias and include: Cold-induced: Here, it is the stimulus of cold that brings on the urticaria, and this can include drinking cold beverages or swimming in chilly water. Avoidance, warm dressing and antihistamines are usually prescribed. Solar Hives: Heading South for the Winter? Some people develop urticaria […]
When she was 12 years old, Alexandra Allen broke out in hives after swimming, the first indication of her strange condition – an allergy to water.
An exciting new era in eczema treatment may be around the corner, according to a new study. Dr. Brett King and his team at Yale School of Medicine recently revealed findings from their research into the use of a rheumatoid arthritis medication, known as Xeljanz, to treat moderate to severe eczema. “The improvement in redness, swelling, etc., was […]
No matter your age or skin tone, there’s no excuse for exposing yourself to the sun’s harmful rays. Allergic Living magazine has featured some of the best allergy-friendly and sensitive skin sunscreens available. Below, we share these tools to help shield you from summer’s glare. Episencial: Babytime Sunny Sunscreen Enriched with organic green tea and aloe, […]