What to do in case of Perfume Allergy
Allergy to perfume is common, being easy to treat because most of the time it is enough not to use perfume, nor to stay very close to people who use intense perfumes. Perfume allergy can cause respiratory symptoms, such as itchy nose, burning eyes and sneezing, but it can also cause symptoms on the skin that is in direct contact with the perfume.
Many perfumes are highly unstable and oxidize during storage or in the event of exposure to sunlight and air. These oxidation products act as phototoxic agents and potent sensitizers causing allergic symptoms.
How to identify perfume allergy
You can identify the allergy after observing the symptoms:
People who have asthma, allergic rhinitis, or some other type of allergy are the most likely to develop this type of allergy. The general practitioner or allergist can make the diagnosis based on the symptoms, without the need for specific tests, and indicate the necessary treatment, which can be done only with the removal of intense aromas.
Perfume allergy treatment
The most recommended treatment is not to use perfume, nor to stay close to people who use very intense fragrances.
Some important recommendations are:
There is no desensitization to perfume, and therefore this type of allergy has no cure.
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