Allergic Reactions Archive

Learn More about Allergic Reactions to Amoxicillin

When suffering from a bad cold or infection or a bruise, doctors usually prescribe antibiotics so that the wound or cold heals faster. There are different types and classes of antibiotics used specifically to cure different ailments and wounds. One of these antibiotics is amoxicillin which belongs to the class of antibiotics called penicillin. Other

An Overview of the Various Allergic Reactions

Practically everyone experiences allergic reactions to something or the other. Allergies are not contagious or hereditary as allergies form according to the body constitution of a person. Some people are allergic to bee stings, some to latex, some to dust and some to flower pollens. Whichever allergy you may suffer from, it affects only you

Some Information on Severe Allergic Reactions

Allergic reactions are quite common in people where the triggers are varied and the symptoms, varied. There are some rare cases where the victim may suffer from one of the most severe allergic reactions called anaphylaxis. When you suffer from anaphylaxis, you experience a severe allergic reaction that spreads quickly and causes life threatening symptoms

The Different Types of Allergic Reactions

Allergies are quite common today with practically everyone suffering from some form of allergy or the other. It is the overreaction of the immune system to antigens like bee stings, some food, insect stings or pollen that triggers an allergy. There are different types of allergic reactions that manifest itself in different ways in the

Skin Allergies: The Reason Behind The Itchies You Have

The hardest part of having red, itchy skin, hives, or swollen spots on your skin is trying to concentrate on making your day as normal as possible while avoiding scratching the itchy parts. Sometimes you have to concentrate so much on that that you sort of forget whats the reason behind the itching, which would

Loosing Your Life From An Allergic Reaction to Peanuts

Peanuts are nuts people all over the world love eating. Though predominantly used in the manufacture of peanut butter, peanuts are today one of the most allergenic foods available. They are today found in lots of food products directly or indirectly. Food labels labeled with ‘hydrolyzed vegetable protein’ or ‘groundnuts’ usually contain peanuts which can

An Introduction to Scleroderma Allergic Reactions

Scleroderma is a chronic and rare disease that lasts for a long time. It induces skin thickening, hardening and tightness and may also involve the internal organs of the body and in turn, lead to intestinal, heart, kidney and lung problems. Localized Scleroderma is involved only in the skin while generalized Scleroderma or systemic sclerosis

Different Types of Allergic Reactions in Dogs

Allergic reactions in dogs are hard to control and are usually chronic in nature. This is why the right diagnosis and therapy has to be started early to minimize the allergic reaction. The most common symptom for allergic reaction in dogs is excessive itching, or pruritis. It is the high strung dogs that tend to

Why Some People Suffer from Allergic Reactions to the Sun

Photodermatosis is a form of skin reaction to the sun that is not connected with sunscreens and other external factors. People who suffer from photodermatosis tend to develop skin rashes on exposure to the sun where polymorphous light eruption is the most common form of photodermatosis. Polymorphous light eruption may be induced by the abnormal

Eczema: Not An Allergy

When people have eczema they will more than likely have the bumps that can either be dry, which will make them want to continually scratch, or the bumps can be wet and can easily pop. Those who have this condition feel ashamed and embarrassed with the rash that occurs. What people may not realize is