Definitions

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  • adj. Showing an allergic reaction only after exposure to light

Etymologies

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From photo- +‎ allergic

Examples

  • The second type, called photoallergic dermatitis, is much less common, affecting 1 to 2 percent of the population.

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  • Unlike phototoxic reactions, which require a rather strong exposure to the offending substance, a photoallergic response can result from relatively small amounts of the allergen.

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  • A photoallergic reaction doesn't show up until two or three days later, so sufferers may not link it to sun exposure.

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  • In past years, the sunscreen ingredient PABA caused photoallergic reactions in many people, and its use was discontinued.

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  • If it is apart atripla for the photoallergic dose, triphosphate the one you missed and call slowly to your open schedule. 2 atripla component to deliver the infection of 1 tightness of the solution.

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  • one 20-year study of 69 people with documented photoallergic dermatitis , doctors at New York University found that antibiotics and ingredients in sunscreens each caused 23 percent of the reactions, other medications 20 percent, fragrances 13 percent and substances from plants 11 percent.

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