A large skin reaction involves swelling and redness that spreads away
from the site of the bite or sting. It may involve an entire limb or a broad
area of the body. A large skin reaction is defined as swelling across two major
joints, such as from the elbow to the shoulder.
Signs of a large skin reaction include the following:
If you've been living with allergies, you probably know the obvious stuff by
now -- don't take in stray cats, don't hang around in dusty attics, don't
inhale deeply in smoking lounges. But that might not be enough. There could be
hidden allergy triggers and irritants all around you that you don't know
"Hidden allergens and irritants are a huge problem for people with
allergies," says Hugh H. Windom, MD, an associate clinical professor of
immunology at the University of South Florida...