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Rash: Is seasonal rash from allergies? | Ask the Expert
Usually when someone has a <a href="https://www.mylifestages.org/health/allergies/system1_allergies.page">“seasonal” allergy</a> in this area it means springtime symptoms caused by pollen. Although pollen allergy certainly can cause nasal, eye or <a href="https://www.mylifestages.org/medicallibrary/MedLibrary.page?medlib=1&section=healthinfo&page=article&sgml_id=hw271348">asthma symptoms</a> it rarely would cause a rash without at least some of these respiratory symptoms going on as well. <a href="https://www.mylifestages.org/healthcenter/Articles.page?R=sw2-94">Eczema</a> tends to be worse in summer (because of sweating) or winter (due to cold/dry air). Hives tend to be a bit more common during winter possibly because of the cold air or more frequent respiratory infections. None of these instances would be considered allergic.
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I have a seasonal reoccurring rash. Can this be related to allergies?

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Ron Brown, M.D.Ron Brown, M.D.AllergistSutter Medical Foundation
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Ron Brown, M.D.AllergistSutter Medical Foundation

Dr. Ronald Brown is Board Certified in Allergy and Immunology. He received his education and training at the University of California, Davis. His professional interests include asthma, allergic rhinitis, hives, food allergy and insects stings.

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Usually when someone has a “seasonal” allergy in this area it means springtime symptoms caused by pollen. Although pollen allergy certainly can cause nasal, eye or asthma symptoms it rarely would cause a rash without at least some of these respiratory symptoms going on as well.

Eczema tends to be worse in summer (because of sweating) or winter (due to cold/dry air). Hives tend to be a bit more common during winter possibly because of the cold air or more frequent respiratory infections. None of these instances would be considered allergic.

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