Love and care for the skin is not gender based. Boys, girls, men, women, we all love our skin equally. Even one small patch or bumps feels like a big problem. From our face, to hands, arms, feet and everywhere. We try to take care of your skin even if it is some minute thing. Just a moisturizer, just a clean soap and water. Even these things work great for a lot of people.
But, what happens when something unexpected happens to your skin. It can happen to anyone. Allergens are present everywhere is the environment. Your immune system is responsible to protect your body and your skin from these allergens and when it fails to do that, it turns into allergic reactions. Medications and infections are some of the other reason of something like this.
It can happen to anyone and by multiple reasons.
- You might get allergens in your food
- You can take it in via you breathe.
- Your body can grasp it via the source of touch
- Many time doctors inject them in your body for testing purpose
Common Causes of Skin Reaction
Experts do not know the exact reason of allergic reaction, but it could be one of those things that could be inherited. If allergies run in your family, then you could easily be expected to have one.
Due to the lack of any proper reason of reactions, it is hard to tell that what exactly can make you sensitive towards the particular thing. People allergic to one thing can also get allergic to more than one with the time.
- Allergy from the dust, sun and excessive moisture in the environment can react to your skin
- Pollens in the air, can stick to your skin to create certain reactions.
- Many people are allergic to the animal fur and hair.
- Eating certain kind of foods can make your skin react.
- Bee stings are one of the most common reasons for skin reactions
- Certain plants and mold can make your skin change its nature
- Medications reacting inside the body to create effect on the skin surface.
- Trying out some new product that is alien to your skin
Quick symptoms of skin allergy
Our skin will react to its reactant as soon as it will come in contact with it. Here a few of the quick symptoms of allergic skin reactions that you can note.
- Rashes over the skin, it could be dry, red or itchy
- Swelling over a particular part of the body or all over the skin
- Painful to touch or even without
- Blisters, itching and burning over the skin
- Bumps or scaly patches over the skin.
You can use the above symptoms to know and understand if you are having a skin allergic reaction or not.
How to manage those skin reactions?
If you are someone who has a very sensitive skin, then you are very commonly supposed to get an allergic skin reaction. You read all about the causes and symptoms of those reactions.
Along with that, it is also important to be properly informed about the tips to manage these skin reactions and we have got them arranged for you. Here we go.
- Stay Safe
- Precautions before trying out a new product
- Wash the reacted part with plain water
First of all, if you are aware that a particular thing or more can cause harmful effects to your skin, try to stay away from the. It’s better to be safe than sorry.
New skin related products are always coming in to the market and we are very reluctant to buy and try them. If you are someone like that, and you also happen to have a sensitive skin, then it is very important for you to understand this basic rule. Always take a patch test before a fledged use of it. Take some of the product apply it on a small part of your hand or on behind the ear and check if it reacts to your skin or not. Most products have such instructions on their packaging. Follow them accordingly.
In case of any reaction, do not panic, touch or scratch the part. Run it through some clean water and note if it starts to normalize with it.
I am Shraddha, graduate from Amity University and associated with OMKITCHEN. I am a passionate content creator who likes to produce informative and engaging content related to health and lifestyle. When not doing that, you can
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