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Patch testing/ Eczema sufferer

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seoda24 Sun 04-Nov-12 21:22:40

Hi, heading to hospital this week to get patch testing done on back. My eczema/ allergies went out of control this year and I am only starting to get this under control now due to an array of tablets and creams. Anyway, am slightly worried tonight... my back has a slight rash all weekend. Now, will I go crazy with itch from plasters applied or worse, a bad reaction. Now I know the idea is to identify what I may be allergic to but I am a bit nervous that my sensitive skin may go mad and I am back to square one...itch itch.Any help appreciated X

rosieria11 Sat 17-Nov-12 20:30:32

How did thd testing go?? I

rosieria11 Sat 17-Nov-12 20:32:00

Would love to know as I had patch tests and found out I was allergic to a mad array of stuff... Ended up taking immunosuppressant drugs to survive....

seoda24 Sun 18-Nov-12 13:08:00

Rosieria11,it was a disaster for me.developed a severe allergic reaction even to the plaster.4 main allergies identified i would say the rest inconclusive as back destroyed in a rash and blisters.put down an awful week with reaction from it which is now under control after an awful lor of tablets, creams.i was in agony and dont know really was it of any benefit to dye a big no and i dont even use it!was told i was worst case ever...immunosuppresents was told no to not kniw much about them/how u finding them?am fed up of creams allergy tablets day it is ruling me!

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