Having an allergic reaction can be a stressful and traumatic experience, especially when it applies to your face and an allergic reaction on lips is possibly even worse, especially if you have a date. This article is here to help you determine if you have am allergic reaction or not. If you have any doubt or are unsure, I urge you contact your GP or Doctor to discuss the problem further.
Before researching to find our which allergic reaction you may have, first consider the following:
- Are your lips dry and chapped due to lack of lip balm being used?
- How is your general health?
- Have you eaten some extremely spicy or salty food in the last 6 hours?
- Have you spent periods of time out in the sun without wearing lip balm with an SPF factor? They could be sunburnt!
Below is a short list of potential reasons for having an allergic reaction on your lips. I can give you a brief overview of each one but one you think you may have narrowed down to a potential few, go ahead and do an internet search for further information on that specific problem.
Food allergy– If you react to certain foods this is you immune system having an adverse reaction to a certain type of food protein.
Oral allergy syndrome– This is a reaction to various fresh food based product which is linked to hay fever.
Hay fever– The reaction of an allergy to pollen or dust in the air which aggravates the nasal airways, also causes sneezing, itchy eyes and runny nose along other symptoms.
Dermatitis– This is inflammation of the skin and can be caused by various reasons including eczema.
Eczema– Is chronic inflammation of the skin which is a persistent condition which can be caused by allergic reaction to dust mite excrement, Celiac disease or something as simple as stress.
Obviously it may not be any of the reasons above in which case a discussion with your Doctor could be useful to discover the problem. If you do research information further, be aware the internet is full of “opinions” and advise should be taken with a pinch of salt unless from a very reputable source.
Have you had an allergic reaction on your lips, if so what was it and how did you cure it?