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    Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Skin Allergies

    1. What's causing my skin allergy? Am I allergic to something specific?
    2. Do I need allergy testing? Should I see a specialist?
    3. What will make my rash feel better? Will it go away?
    4. Can I use over-the-counter medications, or do I need prescription drugs?
    5. If I need medicine, what are the possible side effects?
    6. Are there things I should avoid?
    7. Can I take something to prevent an allergic reaction?
    8. Are there other treatments that could help?
    9. Should I be worried about an allergic emergency? What should I watch for?
    10. Do I need to be concerned about other allergies?

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner, MD on April 13, 2016

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