I have been sick for early 12 years. I have so many food intolerances including gluten, sugar alcohols, and even intolerances to facial creams, sunscreens, and just about every topical lotions that absorb into my skin. Recently I purchased a L’Oreal product that was gluten-free and fragrance free but I still broke out in hives and a burning rash. My primary care placed me on prednisone. What in the world is going on with my body? The 25+ doctors over the years have no idea. I’m beyond… read more
That sounds familiar to me. However, my diagnoses (doctor approved conclusion) about my own trial and error experiences with reactions to everything from most foods to detergent was a corn allergy. In the most severe form, my body reacts to any additive in anything (everything) that was or was derived from corn or inorganic sources. I get the "flareups" you talk about becausr my reactions were so bad they would have effects that lasted up to a month in one way or another, often making me feel sick.
I have had the same issue for over 20 years and the only thing making it better is a monthly injection of xolair.
My face after two days of a new face cream.
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