GlossaryItching: Scratchy sensation.
Allergen: A substance that can trigger an allergic reaction. Asthma can be triggered by dust mites, animal dander, mold, and cockroaches.
PUVA: A form of phototherapy that combines the use of psoralens and ultraviolet light to treat skin disorders.
Blister: A collection of serous, bloody or watery fluid under the skin.
Hives: Elevated patches on skin usually caused by an allergic reaction accompanied by a release of histamine into the body tissues. Patches are redder or paler than the surrounding skin and itch intensely.
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