What Every Pet Owner Should Know About Preventing Fleas and Ticks
Pet owners often discover a flea problem because of a pet's severe itching, which sometimes is due to flea allergy dermatitis — a sensitization to the flea's saliva when it draws a blood meal. No pet is safe from fleas and their bites, but not all ...
Care2.com - Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:32



Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity A Real Thing?
They don't dismiss gluten sensitivity outright -- perhaps in part because dermatitis herpetiformis was initially not thought to be gluten related but is now recognized as a manifestation of celiac disease. Like Guandalini, most are skeptical that NCGS ...
Huffington Post - Wed, 22 Apr 2015 05:33



Fighting the war against allergies
Serendip said allergies can occur “if you happen to be exposed to some irritant at a time when your immune system is suppressed by something else like illness or stress. Normally, your body would be able to react to that irritant fairly mildly and you ...
Santa Fe New Mexican - Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:56



4 Natural Remedies for Treating Eczema
Some children have very mild eczema and others have severe eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis. While some health experts may ... Dr. Sears also suggests taking the following actions to avoid skin irritation in children. Avoid wool and synthetic ...
EcoWatch - Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:16

Docs Issue Warning Against Exposing Infants to Mothballs
The latter initially causes mild skin irritation. In sensitive cases, dermatitis can occur; the skin becomes red, swollen and sore, with small blisters. Exposure beyond a limit might result in dermal absorption of naphthalene, leading to systemic ...
The New Indian Express - Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:33



Dr Le Fanu's online health clinic, Friday 17th April 2015
The observations you mention featured in the column of the 3rd November 2008 where I cite the opinion of consultant physician Tony Collins in Bath that these episodes of palpitations may be due to acid reflux causing irritation of the vagus nerve. Dear ...
Telegraph.co.uk - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:52



Summer rashes and itches? Here's how to stay skin happy
And although dermatitis or eczema is not predominantly a summer condition, a specific type called photo-dermatitis is seen now. Dr Thomas advises ... The trapped sweat leads to irritation (prickling), itching and a rash of small blisters. Dr Goel says ...
Hindustan Times - Sun, 19 Apr 2015 01:38

Irritant and allergic contact dermatitis
The words 'eczema' and 'dermatitis' are used interchangeably to describe patterns of inflammation in the skin which can be acute or chronic. Acute dermatitis presents with erythema (redness) and vesiculation (blistering), and chronic dermatitis with ...
Nursing in Practice - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:48


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