Allergic to face: how is it treated?
Good day, dear readers! Allergy on the face is the most unpleasant phenomenon among all others associated with hypersensitivity. The face is very important for us, because in modern society the opinion of the person put in appearance, in the first place.
When our appearance is spoiled skin defects, we begin to feel ashamed, afraid to leave home because they fear the criticism of others.
Allergic pimples and blemishes can stay on the epidermis for weeks. So it turns out, the allergies have to sit at home all the time? No, thankfully.
After reading my article, you will learn why a rash of allergic nature choose a person and that will help say goodbye to them as quickly as possible.
Why rash due to intolerance of something jump on my face?
I have to say that allergic skin defects that you see in the photo, appear not only in visible areas, but on the other, and indeed throughout the body.
But there are cases when the rash on the face appears more than in other areas. Why? The reason is the type of contact with the allergen. Irritants attack the allergies in different ways:
- with food stimuli enter the intestine (seafood, chocolate, exotic fruits/vegetables);
- inhaled through my mouth and nose (pollen, for example);
- enter the eye (down, six animals, etc.);
- apply on face with makeup, creams, ointments.
There are still non-standard intolerance, for example, the reaction in the sun. Her epidermis is covered with red spots, itchy, sore.
If the stimulus is in contact with the skin, which provoked a reaction, most of the lesions arise in areas of the body that are exposed to contact. Therefore, if the stimulus we applied to the facial epidermis, skin blemishes appear on it in copious quantities.
In addition, the reason for the Allergy on the face is soft the leather here. Particularly delicate and susceptible is the epidermis of the newborn. That is why infant allergies often manifest in the form of a rash (rash on cheeks).
Another reason the bowel, but rather irregular in his work. Food intolerance is always accompanied by disorders of the intestine, and the intestine, in turn, always makes itself known rash on the skin (mostly on face).
Types of allergic epidermis defects
The facial skin hypersensitive individuals may appear:
- Valderice — swelling with liquid inside;
- red spots of different size/form;
- small allergic pimples;
- flaky areas.
In this case the affected epidermis will be very itchy and may hurt. Many complain that swells the face. This reaction is called «Quincke edema». While swelling of the lips, the tissue around the mouth, language, eyelids, and mucous membranes in the mouth, throat.
This is a severe allergic reaction that requires urgent medical intervention. If you notice the person with the above symptoms, immediately call an ambulance.
Knowing the consequences of contact with an allergen, you will try to avoid it. But it is not always possible to do. What to do if you or the child appeared allergic skin defects on the face? Of course, to treat, not only affected the epidermis, but also the body as a whole.
Anti-allergic folk and professional treatment
The acute manifestations of intolerance of anything can eliminate the modern antihistamine drugs. They are divided into three types:
Injection is the fastest way to remove the swelling of tissues and prevent complications in the form of a state of anaphylactic shock;
Oral medicines — tablets and suspension (the latter is used for the treatment of allergic seizures in infants), affect the H1 receptors, which catch the histamine, which causes allergic attack;
Creams and ointments — local medicines, healing skin rashes, relieving itching, soothing the skin.
The most popular due to the high efficiency of Allergy medications are:
- Fenistil is perfect for kids because it contains no hormones;
- Alertec — highly effective drug, but it should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding;
- Diphenhydramine is relieves serious symptoms of Allergy;
- Zyrtec and side effects of the drug are oral medications that affect the H1 receptors;
- Suprastin — effective and safe remedy;
- Tavegil is a popular drug for children from three years.
And here is a list of the ointments with protivozudnam and wound healing actions:
Elidel — hormonal ointment; Advantan is available in various forms, has a powerful effect protivozudnam; Sinaf — produces histamine effect, relieves itching; Prednisone is a popular analogue of the above medications.
If your Allergy is seasonal (occurs annually in certain seasons), you will help hyposensitization therapy is a gradual habituation to the stimulus. In addition, to overcome the rash of allergic nature on the face will help folk remedies:
That’s about it. Now you know how to treat intolerance, which manifested itself in a rash on the face. Be sure to share the read with your friends and subscribe to website updates, if you have liked. Up to new meetings!
The author: Elena Smirnova (dermatologist)