Skin Allergy

Allergy is an abnormal reaction of our body’s immune system to certain substance (allergen).  There are different types of allergic diseases of the skin:

  1. Atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis)
  2. Contact dermatitis
  3. Urticaria (hives) and angioedema
  4. Contact urticaria
  5. Papular urticaria (insect bite reaction)
  6. Drug allergy
  7. Photodermatitis
  8. Cutaneous vasculitis
  9. Erythroderma