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5 Common Drug Reactions That Affect the Skin

Of all the side effects that can result from the use of medication, drug allergies affecting the skin are the most common. There are many different types of “adverse cutaneous drug reactions” (ACDRs), and while most of them are not serious, some can be life-threatening.

What You Need to Know About Treating Eczema

Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is a condition that causes red, inflamed, itchy rashes, and blistered, cracked patches of skin. People with eczema have very dry skin, which prevents the skin’s outer layer, the epidermis, from functioning properly as a protective barrier. Treating eczema is possible.  The most common type…

FDA warns of acetaminophen risk

3 rare skin diseases have been linked with acetaminophen (the primary ingredient in Tylenol and some other over-the-counter medicines) according to the FDA. The FDA does not recommend avoiding the product, but to be aware and report to your health care provider reactions such as rash or blisters after taking…