Yikes! One of the season's hottest holiday gifts - the Fitbit Force wireless activity tracking wristband - is the subject of a MASSIVE recall after thousands of people experienced skin irritation and allergic reactions from the wristband.Last month, Fitbit issued a voluntary recall of the product, stating that "a small percentage" of users suffered skin irritation from … [Read more...] about Fitbit Recalls More Than 1 Million Wristbands Over Allergic Reactions
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Valentine’s Day is almost here and we’re all looking forward to cuddling up next to the one we love. The only thing standing in the way - possible allergies! Find out if you’re “Allergic To Love” with top NYC Allergist, Dr. Clifford Bassett. Being allergic to love may seem counterintuitive, but according to a recent study, allergy sufferers reported more problems with sleep and … [Read more...] about Are You Allergic To Love?
If you have itchy or swollen skin with red, bumpy or scaly patches, you might have an allergic rash. People can get different types of allergic rashes; some might go away on their own, while others need treatment. No matter how much you want to, don't scratch an allergic rash. If you do, you can develop a scar or an infection. An allergist is the best doctor to diagnose and … [Read more...] about Allergic Rash Treatment
Rashes are common during childhood. They can be caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi or allergies. Allergic rashes often occur when the skin comes into contact with something that causes the allergy, such as poison ivy. Allergic rashes can also appear as a result of a food or medication allergy. Luckily, allergic rashes are almost never a serious health threat, according to … [Read more...] about Allergic Rash
So, you just got a new piercing to change up your style a bit. The only problem is that it’s causing an itch that just won’t go away. Itching is fairly common when you just got pierced, whether you went with a piercing in your nose, ear, belly button or anywhere else on your body. While it may be part of the healing process, itching can get annoying, and you definitely don’t … [Read more...] about How to Stop a New Piercing From Itching