Skin allergy and itching treatment

Skin allergy and itching treatment

Today we will learn about ways to treat skin allergies and itching that are widespread, whether in women or men, which may be due to the wrong use of cosmetics or due to mosquito bites and many other reasons that lead to skin allergies, which we will explain in our article today.

All skin allergy medications are available in Adam's Pharmacy, whether they are tablets, creams and ointments.

Treatment of skin allergy and itching

When a person suffers from sensitivity or itching of the skin, he tries to follow some home methods that help in treating allergies before he takes medications for that.

and tips can help relieve discomfort and speed up the healing process.

One of the most important ways to help treat skin sensitivity and itching:

  • You should stop using cosmetics or new products that may cause a rash.
  • Avoid contact with allergens.
  • Use cold compresses or showers to soothe the rash.
  • Gentle cleansers can also be used in place of scented soaps.
  • When washing the skin, we recommend using warm water because hot water will increase itching.
  • Gently pat the affected skin as it dries, then moisturize.
  • Avoid covering the sensitive part with clothing as much as possible, while trying to expose it to the air constantly.
  • Moisturize the eczema affected areas with an unscented cream.
  • Avoid itching, as it may make it worse or lead to infection.
  • Taking an oatmeal bath can soothe the itching associated with rashes caused by eczema or psoriasis in some people, but others may have allergic reactions to it, so try on a small area of ​​the body first.
  • Wash your hair and scalp regularly with a dandruff shampoo, if you have dandruff with a rash. 
  • Many types of medicated shampoos are available in Adam's pharmacy, which can be prescribed to you by a specialized clinical pharmacist.


What are the causes of allergies?

After we got acquainted with some of the methods that are used to reduce and treat skin allergies and itching, we will now learn about some of the causes that cause allergies.

Many skin diseases can cause itching, and skin diseases include:

  • dermatitis.
  • Eczema is a chronic skin disorder that causes rashes and flaking of the skin, often on the hand and forearm.
  • Fungal infections, such as tinea pedis and jock itch.
  • Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes redness and irritation of the skin. Psoriasis usually appears on the scalp, elbows, knees, and lower back.
  • Some irritants also cause allergic reactions, irritants are substances that irritate the skin and cause itching, such as some plants such as poison ivy and poison oak and some insects such as mosquitoes, mites, and lice.
  • Wool, some perfumes, some soaps, dyes, and chemicals may also be irritating to the skin and causing itching. 
  • Some types of food may cause allergic reactions in some people. 

Treating skin allergies and scratching with home methods 

are many things that may irritate the skin and cause allergies, so the person with allergies must try to find out the cause and avoid this reason

  • . ThereOr synthetic fabrics, as they increase sensitivity. Try to wear cotton clothes.
  • Not exposed to high temperatures.
  • Do not use cleaning products because they contain chemicals that increase the incidence of allergies.
  • It is recommended to vacuum the floors and carpets, as well as wash bed linen with water at a temperature of 55 ° C or higher at least once a week. 
  • Cooling the affected area is one of the easiest and fastest ways to treat skin sensitivity and itching, as cooling the affected area may give a person a feeling of comfort and help reduce swelling and reduce the development of rashes, in addition to working to reduce inflammation, which leads to relieving itching.

Ways to cool the allergic area 

abag filled with ice or cold compresses on the affected area for five to 10 minutes, or the itching can be relieved by taking a cold shower.

 It should be noted that the ice should not be placed directly on the affected area, but it should be placed in a special bag, and if there is no ice, put the ice in a cloth and then place it on the skin.

put moisturizing creams and lotions in the refrigerator; This is to give the same effect as cold compresses when applied to the skin.

Symptoms of itchy skin 

Allergy leads to itching and itching in the affected area, and there are some symptoms and signs we mention to you some of them:

The itching is often difficult to describe to others, and the itching is often accompanied by symptoms, such as:

  • the appearance of spots on the skin.
  • Redness of the skin in the affected area.
  • Dryness and cracking of the skin.
  • The appearance of blisters and skin bubbles.
  • peeling of the skin;

To live with these symptoms, apply the methods that we mentioned before at the beginning of the article, which is to ventilate the affected place and wear cotton clothes, and try to moisten the affected area constantly with cold water.

But if these methods do not help, do not hesitate to go to a dermatologist to treat the matter, or contact the specialized pharmacist at Adam's Pharmacy and describe your condition accurately to prescribe the appropriate medication for you.


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