Allergic reaction to makeup
Every year there are people who complain about, “problems with my skin” when they makeup or non-prescription acne products. The most common problem is a serious allergic reaction. The FDA reports that hyper-allergenic products contained either benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. Normally, what is highly effective acne-fighting ingredients, are responsible a good number of allergic reactions. It is also possible that other ingredients could have been a cause for the reaction. Therefore, it is important to consult with a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment this kind of skin care issues. Dermatologists recommend that you seek immediate medical care if you experience difficulty breathing, tightness or swelling in your throat, lightheadedness or fainting, swelling of the face or tongue, Hives, or intense itching. These symptoms can be serious indicators that you are experiencing a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction.
Visit a board-certified dermatologist
You will find it helpful to see a dermatologist anytime that you plan to use an over the counter acne product for the first time, you are worried about having a possible allergic reaction to a new choice of makeup, or you have previously had an allergic reaction to a medication. When you meet with your Charlotte dermatologist, be sure to express all your concerns. Your dermatologist can recommend all the best options for treating acne and other skin problems. During the appointment, your dermatologist can also instruct you as to how you can self-test acne products at home. It is very important to determine how your skin and your body will react if you use these products. If you notice abnormal reaction by your skin, you most likely have developed an allergic reaction. Very rarely does anyone develop a serious allergic reaction to makeup or over the counter acne medications. However, it is always wise to be aware of your symptoms, and do not take them lightly.
Treatment for acne in Charlotte, NC
If you are finding it difficult to live with your acne condition, Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte can provide the most effective treatment in a caring and professional environment. Dr. Nixon and Dr. Haught are board certified dermatologists whose dedication, experience, and knowledge will provide the best possible treatment for your skin, hair, and cosmetic concerns.
Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte also offers medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology; including removal of skin cancer. They provide a full range of cosmetic offerings such as skin tightening, fat reduction, chemical peels, Botox treatments, microdermabrasion, and more. They provide treatment for both adult and pediatric patients. Call their office today for a skin care evaluation and analysis of your acne condition.