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Why is my chest itchy?

Why is my chest itchy?

Itchy skin, or pruritus, can affect the chest. In this article, learn about the possible causes of an itchy chest, which include skin conditions, kidney problems, and hormonal imbalances. Also, find out more about treatments and remedies for itchy skin.

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What can cause a rash under the breast?

What can cause a rash under the breast?

A rash under the breast often results from skin irritation, an allergic reaction, or heat rash. Other causes can include viral and bacterial infections and skin disorders, such as eczema or psoriasis. Learn more about the possible causes here.

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Insect Stings Are Just a Buzzkill for Most Folks

Latest Allergies News TUESDAY, July 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Although unwelcome, insect stings pose a serious risk threat to only a small percentage of people, a medical expert says. “While millions of people suffer insect stings, true allergic reactions occur in a mere 0.4 to 0.8% of children and up to 3% of adults,” […]

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Northgate Market Diced Beef and Chicken Cubes Recalled

MONDAY, July 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 13,000 pounds of beef and chicken cubes has been recalled by Fieldsource Food Systems, Inc. because the label does not warn that it may contain wheat, a known allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says. Latest Allergies News The Northgate Market […]

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Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)

Source: Getty Images/Pixland Sinus infection (sinusitis) definition and facts Sinusitis or sinus infection is inflammation of the air cavities within the passages of the nose. Sinusitis can be caused by infection, allergies, and chemical or particulate irritation of the sinuses. Most people do not spread sinus infections to other people. Sinusitis may be classified as […]

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Should You Try Allergen Immunotherapy?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Allergies News TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re constantly sneezing and sniffling even though you take allergy medication to relieve symptoms, you may want to consider immunotherapy. This treatment is aimed at desensitizing you to your allergy triggers, providing long-term relief from allergies and reducing the risk […]

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fluticasone furoate nasal spray (Veramyst)

What is fluticasone nasal spray? What is fluticasone nasal spray used for? Fluticasone is a synthetic steroid of the glucocorticoid family of drugs that is used for treating allergic conditions involving the nose. Fluticasone mimics the naturally-occurring hormone produced by the adrenal glands, cortisol or hydrocortisone. The exact mechanism of action of fluticasone is unknown. […]

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Health Tip: How to Use an EpiPen

(HealthDay News) — An EpiPen is an injection device containing epinephrine, which is used to treat severe allergic reactions, says the University of North Carolina. Latest Allergies News UNC offers this advice on using an EpiPen: Remove the device from its clear carrier tube. Hold it in your fist with the orange tip pointing downward. […]

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Health Tip: Eating Out If You Have a Food Allergy

(HealthDay News) — Eating out can be stressful if you have a food allergy. Before you leave for the restaurant, you should read the menu, call ahead and speak to the manager, says the Food Allergy Research and Education organization. Latest Allergies News When at the restaurant, FARE suggests: Tell your waiter about your allergy. […]