Eliminate the Itching, Burning and Annoyance
Whether they’re activated
by pets, food, or anything else, skin allergies can be nearly unbearable.
Skin allergy relief from itchy rashes, red bumps, hives, and the
many other variations of this type of allergy can be like beginning
a whole new life – a life without embarrassing rashes and
The first step to skin allergy relief is perhaps the most obvious
one: get tested. Skin allergy relief can only be achieved when you
have identified the cause. Because there are so many possible allergens,
it’s easy to misdiagnose yourself. In fact, a reaction may
actually be caused by diet or even prescription drugs. Because of
the nearly infinite possibilities, the best way to identify the
cause of your allergic reaction is to see a doctor.
Once you have identified the cause, the easiest and most natural
way to achieve skin allergy relief is simply to remove the allergen.
Whether it’s a fragrance in your laundry detergent, the peanut
oil in a frequent snack, or another easily addressed source, your
best bet is to simply avoid the allergen. For example, if you turn
out to be allergic to the fragrance in your laundry detergent, switching
to a delicate, fragrance-free kind can be an easy and effective
If your skin allergy is caused by a pet or another source that you
can’t simply take out of your environment, then there are
several creams and medications available from your doctor. These
include antihistamines, corticosteroids, oral steroids, and topical
steroid creams/ointments. For persistent allergies that don’t
respond well to medications, there are also allergy shots. Similar
to a vaccination, these shots are meant to slowly increase the body’s
immunity to the allergen by providing exposure to small amounts
of it over time.