Archive | November, 2017

Antibiotics: Can it trigger an allergic rash?

Antibiotics are the mainstay treatment for bacterial infections. Even though recent studies and development has improved the safety and efficiency of antibiotics, they remain as foreign material that is introduced into the body to fight other foreign components causing disease. An allergic reaction to antibiotics develop once the body wrongly identifies these proteins as an […]

Can dish soap trigger an allergy reaction?

Dish soap is known to trigger a skin reaction in some highly sensitive individuals. A usual skin reaction is contact dermatitis that is characterized as inflamed skin. If the individual ends up with mouth swelling aside from the other allergy symptoms upon exposure to dish soap, he/she is likely suffering from allergic contact dermatitis. Close […]