Allergy on the legs: causes of it

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Skin rashes and itching in the area of ​​the feet are often symptoms of allergy. The perpetrators of itching and rash on the legs may also be fungal diseases, diseases of the blood vessels and internal organs.

In the form of a variety of rashes (redness of the skin, peeling, red spots) in the area of ​​the feet (feet, legs, calves, hips), allergic reactions may occur. If it is a case of increased sensitivity of the body, the main task - to find and neutralize the allergen.

Food allergy is most often caused by food:

  • Nuts;
  • Citrus;
  • strawberries;
  • Eggs;
  • fish;
  • chocolate.

Children often have a higher sensitivity to cow's milk. To detect an allergen, you need to make special tests and, depending on the results, adjust the diet.

However, the perpetrators of allergy to the legs may be other allergens, such as animal wool, household mites or cosmetic ingredients.

Very often, in the form of eczema on the legs, there is an allergic reaction to synthetic things, such as nylon tights or footwear made of artificial materials.

For a successful allergy treatment it is necessary to find out what can provoke leg allergies. Consider the main allergens.


Itching, rashes, peeling, and scabies on the legs can all appear in humans after contact with the animals.

It should be remembered that people who are allergic to humans do not have to start their home pets at all. You should refrain from even aquarium fish, because dry fish food is a strong allergen.


In addition, symptoms of foot allergy can cause dust mites. These microscopic creatures live in carpets and curtains, blankets and pillows, toys and upholstered furniture.

When allergic to home ticks it is necessary to treat the house acaricidal (anticlacial) sprays and replace the feathers and down pillows, blankets and mattresses for synthetic.

In addition, mandatory ventilation and regular wet cleaning with cleaning of heating batteries and monthly cleaning of the curtains.


Sometimes, in the case of running cases, the lesion of the foot with a fungus, the allergic reaction to the infectious process is attached to the legs. In this case, to get rid of itching, peeling and rash will help anti-fungal and antihistamines, which can be prescribed by the doctor after a detailed examination.

Chemical elements

The human body is arranged so that contact with foreign synthetic substances is often perceived as a threat. If you go barefoot on the floor and have an allergy on the legs, make sure you have no sensitivity to the detergent that you use. The same applies to cosmetic products that you use.

Occasionally, things from synthetic materials, such as tights or shoes, are caused by allergies. However, genuine leather products are also capable of provoking rash and itching, which depends on the processing technology of the material and the dyes used in the manufacture of shoes.

Allergy treatment on the legs

When the first signs of allergy on the legs are better to apply to a specialist, he will appoint appropriate treatment, which will relieve the unpleasant sensations. Antihistamines will help reduce the symptoms of leg allergy.

Allergy on the legs: causes of it
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