Irritating plants not the enemy
Irritant dermatitis can also be caused when you come into contact with plants that have fine leaf or stem hairs, or glochids that can become embedded in your skin. Two examples are tulip and certain other bulbs, and forget me nots (Myosotis). Some ...
Fairfield Daily Republic - Sun, 13 Sep 2015 00:13

Nail polish pretty but toxic
Symptoms of exposure include: “irritation of the eyes and nose; weakness, exhaustion, confusion, euphoria, dizziness, headache; dilated pupils, lacrimation (discharge of tears); anxiety, muscle fatigue, insomnia; numbness or tingling of the skin and ...
St. George Daily Spectrum - Sat, 03 Oct 2015 10:26

What Are the Differences Between an Itchy Prostate and Anal Itching?
Intestinal parasites such as threadworms could result in anal itching, along with hemorrhoids, warts, and skin conditions such as psoriasis and contact dermatitis due to skin irritation. In rare cases anal itching has accompanied the presence of anal ...
Newsmax - Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:00

System may offer new hope for personalized treatment of eczema
In 2012 in the United States, about 15 million Americans struggled with eczema, or atopic dermatitis, accounting for about $1 billion in health care costs and 10-20 percent of all visits to a dermatologist. Eczema and some other skin disorders can be ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Wed, 30 Sep 2015 14:11

The Beauty Clinic: what is MIT and is it safe?
Claims of skin irritation arose when scientists started using MIT without the chemical it was previously combined with. This was linked to a sharp rise in eczema and contact dermatitis. So the European trade association Cosmetics Europe recommended its ... - Fri, 02 Oct 2015 03:07

Users gun for water jets, say they're part of culture
"Water guns are a basic necessity as residual faeces may stain one's undergarments, causing irritant contact dermatitis. Typhoid and viral hepatitis may spread through the faecal-oral route. Pregnant women are more susceptible to infections due to ...
Times of India - Tue, 29 Sep 2015 22:03

Is it OK to Use Expired Neosporin?
Both bacitracin and neomycin carry a small risk of skin irritation and allergic reactions, such as contact dermatitis. The risk is slightly less for bacitracin. Good to know for all your medication: Cases where you should stick closely to the ... - Sun, 20 Sep 2015 09:04

Showa releases new specialty grades of latex
Type I refers to potentially life-threatening anaphylactic reactions, such as sudden change in blood pressure and respiration and can include generalized hives and swelling of the throat. Type IV refers to contact dermatitis by various degrees of ... - Wed, 30 Sep 2015 06:07

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