When Allergies Affects the Sex Drive?

Allergies can sometimes prove very troublesome. It can even stop you from doing general work like bathing, working out, making phone calls…… and even having sex. It seems hard to believe, but it’s true. Some people suffer from the uncommon allergies that make life usually difficult are mentioned below:

H2O Horror
The medical term of this is Aquagenic urticaria, and the allergy burst forth whenever the patient comes in contact with water. The water can be of any temperature as it can affect you rather having a shower or even washing the hands with water.

Symptoms- Some of the symptoms of develops even in the few minutes like burning, itching or prickly sensation. In most cases the skin remains intact, but some itchy red rashes can appear across the back, arms, legs and chest. The symptoms can be even chronic or acute which can remain six weeks or more.

Causes- It is not clear why some bodies have this allergy. Some doctor’s even said that it happens due to the extreme sensitivity of skin towards any foreign object like fluoride or chlorine and even with the minerals present in water. In mild cases, if having allergy of contact with water can be treated by some steady diet of antihistamines but in some cases, a foggy day can let lose welt and blisters. People who have allergy with water can even react by the contact with fluids having sweat, blood, tears and can cause hives or red rashes.

Treatment- Anti-allergic drugs can do well in the case and one can also opt for immunotherapy after allergy testing, but all the drugs should be taken with the doctor’s prescription.

Human Seminal Plasma Hypersensitivity

Some women are allergic to seminal fluid because of Human Seminal Plasma Hypersensitivity. The condition takes place when the white blood cells go against the proteins in the semen. Sometimes, because of mistaken identity, the blood cells believe the proteins to be viruses or invading bacteria.

Symptoms- The condition comes with redness, swelling, itching and semen allergies, which can further cause infertility (said after a survey which found about 5-25% of people having the medical condition faces infertility). Even the symptoms sometimes misdiagnose as STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases). The one and only indicator of allergy is that the symptoms show up within few minutes after contact.

Treatment- Desensitization is what that can help to alleviate the symptoms of the case and it means more sex. To desensitize the woman’s immune system against semen, she can receive shits which contain small amounts of semen over the course of several weeks.

Touch me Not
We are humans and as we live in social society so we must have to make contact with other people, but some people faces the problem in making physical contact with the another person and which develops the condition. Pressure Urticaria takes place after 3-4 hours of touch. Another type of pressure, dermatographism occurs due to pressure. It means writing on the skin. The body of the patient, having this allergy becomes a paper you can write on. The condition is very uncommon as about 2-5 % of the total population are diagnosed with the condition.

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