The body's immune response to a foreign substance (allergen) that is otherwise not harmful to you is called allergy. The most common allergens are pollen, drugs, food, and mold. Allergic conditions include hay fever, atopic dermatitis, food allergies, asthma, and anaphylaxis.

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Why do I get big rashes every night which disappear in the morning?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having big rashes every night and they disappear in the morning. Sometimes, I wake up with a swollen lip, I went to the hospital and they gave me an allergy injection and some drugs Promethazine and Prednisolone tablets. They stopped and I stopped taking the drugs. Now the...  Read Full »

Dr. Rabia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, this is the condition called urticaria. That can be acute or may be chronic. There can be different reasons for urticaria-like infections, drugs or certain things in our foods like additives, etc., that can cause it. Most of the cases are idiopathic that is the reaso...  Read Full »

I have got bumps on face, neck and fingers. Is it allergic reaction?

Query: Hi doctor, Yesterday, I woke up with bumps on my face and neck. It started off small and it was really itchy, so I itched the bumps and they started to get bigger. I washed my hands after and got some cream to stop it from itching. Later on, more bumps started to appear after itching my self and it...  Read Full »

Dr. Rabia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is urticaria and you are right it is an allergic reaction. Urticaria can be due to drugs, any food material to which your body is allergic. You have to keenly observe and note the things that can flare it up or cause it. Do not worry. You will get better with proper ...  Read Full »

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