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Atopic dermatitis

Definition It is a skin inflammation (dermatitis) occurring when one is genetically susceptible to allergies (atopy).Atopic dermatitis (AD) often begins in childhood. It is not a contact allergy, but a...

Contact dermatitis

Definition Contact Dermatitis (CD) is an allergic eczema consequent to the immune system’s re-exposure to a given contact allergen. Symptoms erythematous, scaly lesions, sometimes oozing pruritus,...

Genetics & Environment

Allergies can start at any age. In some cases, they fade during the transition to adulthood, but this is not a rule, especially in families where several members are allergic. Often, children inherit the same...

Drugs

Type of reactions Penicillin Anti-inflammatory Anaesthetics TYPES OF REACTIONS TO DRUGS (MEDICINE) There are various possible reactions to...
Oral Provocation test

Oral Provocation test

Oral provocation tests are conducted when in doubt about a food or drug allergy. If allergy is already proven, there is no need for this type of test. However it is often conducted in order to clearly...
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