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Skin Allergies

Find relief for all kinds of skin allergy symptoms

Whether you are one of the 17 percent of healthcare workers with a sensitivity to latex gloves or a parent of one of the 20 percent of infants suffering from eczema, Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group can help. We provide expert diagnoses and treatments to help reduce the unsightly and uncomfortable effects of all kinds of skin allergies.

Types of Skin Allergies

The most common types of skin allergies include:

Eczema

This skin allergy manifests itself as red, dry, scaly skin and is often linked to asthma, hay fever, or food allergies.

Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Direct skin contact with an allergen can lead to a condition called allergic contact dermatitis. Some common allergens include nickel, latex, fragrances, dyes, and fabrics.

Hives

This skin allergy is characterized by round, red bumps or swellings and is often triggered by eating a particular food or coming into contact with some other kind of allergen.

Swelling Disorders

In some cases, hives caused by food or medication allergies can be accompanied by swelling in the deep layers of the skin. This condition is called angioedema.

Diagnosing and Treating Skin Allergies

If you have a skin problem that you suspect is an allergic reaction come straight to our doctors, who specialize in the allergy and immunology issues that are the underlying cause of your symptoms. We can perform professional allergy testing to identify the specific allergen or allergens causing your discomfort, as well as provide medications for managing current symptoms and advice about preventing similar allergic reactions in the future.

Call 805-658-9500 now to schedule an appointment for a skin allergy assessment.

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