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How to treat sun allergy

Sun allergy is the most common form of allergy. It can happen to anyone. It is a condition in which an itchy rash develops on the skin after exposure to sunlight. The most common sun allergy is the polymorphic light eruption which is also called sun poisoning. The hands, the V of the neck, and […]

Remedies for fire ant stings

Fire ant stings causes plenty of inconvenience and turn outdoor activities into unhappiness within a few seconds. Fire ants attack people in groups and they sting in clusters. The toxic venom produced by the fire ants causes a burning sensation. Symptoms of fire ant sting Difficulty in swallowing or throat, tongue and lips are swelling […]

Treating lower leg contusion

A lower leg contusion is a blunt, crushing injury to the ankle, leg or foot which result to a break in the skin. Contusion causes to the skin and underlying soft tissues. Blood can seep out of the injured small vessels of blood or capillaries and accumulates in the surrounding tissues and develops black-and-blue marks […]

Remedies for poison oak

Poison oak is also called western poison oak or pacific poison oak. The stem, leaves and roots contains urushiol which is a toxic chemical. Direct contact with the plant and inhaling smoke from a burning plant can cause an allergic reaction. An initial reaction begins when the poisonous substance enters the skin or through the […]

Dealing with a bee sting

A bee sting can cause severe pain and should be avoided. The reaction of the body differs from one species to another. People allergic to a bee sting can end up with a dangerous anaphylactic reaction. Stings from honey bee release pheromones that prompt other bees to attack. Bees utilize their stingers as self-defense which […]