Northwest Lichenologists

Lichen allergies

  • 19 Mar 2017 12:09 PM
    Message # 4676612

    Anyone experience any lichen allergies?

     

    I'm wondering because I have been having itchy eyes and sneezing lately, roughly in the same time frame in which I have been bringing lichens into my home. I had severe allergies when young for which I took shots, but I haven't had problems for decades. Roger down! 

  • 20 Mar 2017 1:49 PM
    Reply # 4678696 on 4676612

    Some lichen substances can cause contact dermatitis, eczema and skin complaints that include redness and itching.

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