The Atopic March: Dealing with Allergic Conditions

The Atopic March: Dealing with Allergic Conditions

Pollen, food choices, dust, harsh chemicals, and fabrics — these are just some of the triggers that can cause allergic reactions in susceptible people. While allergic conditions seem more common in young groups, the symptoms they have can still progress over the years, affecting different age groups.
Irritant VS. Allergic Contact Dermatitis: What's the Difference?

Irritant VS. Allergic Contact Dermatitis: What's the Difference?

A person who has been exposed to a foreign substance may likely experience the two main types of contact dermatitis. Here's the difference between irritant contact dermatitis (ICD) and allergic contact dermatitis (ACD).
7 Common Clothing Choices that May Contain Possible Allergens

7 Common Clothing Choices that May Contain Possible Allergens

Clothes, despite their varying sizes, styles, and usage, all have one purpose to fulfill: they all serve to protect our skin from the world around us. However, with the countless harmful practices beleaguering the clothing industry, a question always pops up in the wardrobe: Can your clothes really keep you from harm? 
The Differences Between an Allergist, a Dermatologist, and an Immunologist

The Differences Between an Allergist, a Dermatologist, and an Immunologist

When the skin reactions seem to be confusing, people are often left scratching their heads—thinking why they have it and who should they run to? Allow us to break down the differences among these doctors to understand what they can do in case your skin needs help.