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Dealing with allergies

I briefly touched on allergies at the beginning of my write up about Collectormania Birmingham and Swindon Film and Comic Con but wanted to talk about it in more detail. I have four different allergies; two food allergies and two skin allergies (contact allergen dermatitis). My food allergies are to dairy (primarily the milk you find in dairy foods) and tomatoes, and my skin allergies are to nickel or nickel plated metals (gold under 18 carat or silver plated) and unknown plant life. My GP advised that it will be difficult to determine the exact type or types of plant Read More…

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Collectormania Birmingham & Swindon Film and Comic ConĀ 

I’ve spent the past month recovering from a severe allergic reaction from a plant which likely happened while I was at Go Ape or helping my dad in the garden on our staycation. It was a skin reaction to my hands, feet and the back of my neck with redness, blistering and a lot of itching!!  The Doctor said it’s very difficult to narrow down which plant I had the reaction to bit I’ll be more careful in future and definitely wear gloves if I try Go Ape again. I’ve been on a strong antihistamine and three creams to combat Read More…