Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis is a response of the skin to the hormonal changes that happen just before menses. This rare disorder is characterised by recurrent skin manifestations such as rashes, which generally subsides shortly after menstruation.
The armpit is a prime spot for irritation. Armpit rashes can be bumpy and red or scaly and white. This can be caused by many things, but fortunately, there are treatments that can address them. But first, the cause of the rash should be determined because that will make it
Ragweed plants are soft-stemmed weeds that grow all over the U.S., and they are a common allergen. When someone breathes in ragweed pollen, his or her immune system mistakes it as an illness-causing substance, which causes it to produce chemicals that fight against pollen. Eventually, the person who inhales the
Quinoa /ˈkēnwä/ is a small grain-like food that actually belongs to the fruit family. Due to its appearance, nutritionists describe quinoa as a pseudo-cereal. It is rich in protein, and is considered a good dietary source. A person may not be allergic to quinoa, but to its saponins, or the
Wheat allergy develops when the body’s immune system overreacts to one of the proteins that exist in the wheat you’ve eaten. The overreaction could be in the form of hives, tongue, lip, or throat swelling, stomach pain, and difficulty breathing. Some people have an allergic reaction when they inhale wheat
Watermelon allergies are uncommon. However, if a person reacts to this fruit, there may still be additional foods to avoid. The symptoms are also similar to those of other food allergies and it can be determined by performing several tests. A watermelon allergy usually develops during childhood but some people
Allergic conjunctivitis or pink eye, occurs when a person’s eyes come into contact with an allergen, or a substance that causes the immune system to overreact. Once it does, the body releases histamine and other substances through mast cells, causing the blood vessels to dilate or expand. This irritates the
Eczema herpeticum (EH) is a painful blistering rash that is caused by the herpes simplex virus. It is more common in young children, and particularly in individuals who have atopic dermatitis. Because people with atopic dermatitis have dry and sensitive skin, they are at a greater risk for developing EH.
Scrotal dermatitis is characterized by severe itching, erythema, scaling and lichenification of the scrotal skin. Simply put, it is a skin condition that could be the cause of genital itching in males. Scrotal eczema can sometimes be mistaken for other skin conditions, including fungal (yeast) infections or jock itch. What