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Reaction to alcohol

A friend is developing a reaction to alcohol. She is getting rashes and boils on the palm of her hands and sole of her feet. It usually goes away in a day or two. What can be the probable cause and treatment for this. Except neglecting alcohol. What pre requisites are to be undergone before she could visit a allergist or dermatologist for the same?
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Doctor Answers (1) on Reaction to alcohol

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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello, Even a small amount of alcohol can cause symptoms in people with true alcohol allergies. The only way to avoid symptoms of an alcohol allergy is to avoid alcohol. Switching to a different drink may solve the problem if you’re allergic to a particular ingredient.Better to consult allergist skin prick test will be done to know the exact cause.
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