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by Dr Tom Marrs
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: general allergy discussions
Topic: Rash on wedding ring finger
Replies: 5
Views: 9982

Re: Rash on wedding ring finger

Contact with metal can cause 'contact dermatitis' - such as nickel, or even gold!
I would ask for a referral to a dermatologist who can conduct 'patch testing' which is NOT the same as skin testing. The patches stay on for three days, and the markings are read a few days later.
Best,
Tom
by Dr Tom Marrs
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: food allergy
Topic: How long to recover
Replies: 2
Views: 1468

Re: How long to recover

This is a great question Lara. The answer of 'how long to avoid' depends upon whether the adverse effects are caused by an irritant response, an immediate (IgE-mediated) food allergy or a 'delayed' (non-IgE) food allergy. If someone has had an immediate food allergic reaction (nettle rash urticaria,...
by Dr Tom Marrs
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: food allergy
Topic: Airborne Food Allergy
Replies: 2
Views: 840

Re: Airborne Food Allergy

Cooking eggs, fish and milk can release small amounts of airborne allergen, such that people with immediate food allergies to egg, fish and milk can feel itchy around the eyes, nose and throat (like with hay fever), or indeed wheeze in some cases. However, antihistamine and leaving the environment w...
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