Skin Allergy Testing & Treatment in South Florida
What are skin allergies?
Skin allergies are reactions caused by substances that come into contact with the skin. Contact dermatitis, eczema, and hives are all types of skin allergies. Contact dermatitis develops when the skin comes in contact with something a person is allergic to.
What are the symptoms?
A reaction may cause redness and swelling, burning, stinging, itching, or blisters. Most of the reactions caused by skin products occur on the face, hands, and body.
What causes skin allergies?
Products and triggers that often cause problems include:
- Hair dyes and permanent solutions
- Metals, such as nickel
- Fragrances in perfumes
- Preservatives and household products
- Latex (rubber)
- Bath powders
- Poisonous plants, such as poison ivy
If you believe you may have skin allergies or if you are looking for a dermatology practice that specializes in skin allergy diagnosis and treatment, please use the form on this page to schedule a consultation at Hollywood Dermatology or visit our contact page for information about our South Florida locations.