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The patient has allergic inflammation of the skin, thus he shouldn't get antibiotics which are for infection, treating the presence of bacteria.

Now I'm going to explain this phrase:

Here it's written that this inflammation is of allergic.

Or should I say:

Here it's written that this inflammation from allergic.

What is correct to choose?

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    Neither is correct. "Allergic" is an adjective. You want the noun form, allergy. The inflammation is from or due to or caused by an allergy.
    – stangdon
    May 17, 2018 at 16:15
  • Exactly what @stangdon said. You could use the adjective from if you said something like: "This inflammation seems to be an allergic reaction."
    – J.R.
    May 17, 2018 at 16:27
  • @stangdon, simply from my own experience, I'd end up using because of allergies. I usually see the singular form used when describing a specific allergy (e.g. he has a wheat allergy) and the plural form used when describing the immune disorder as a concept. May 17, 2018 at 16:30
  • Thank you all. But supposing that I wrote allergy instead of allergic. What preposition would you chose? May 17, 2018 at 17:27
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    If you use allergy, then you need both a preposition and an article: "...this inflammation is from an allergy." May 17, 2018 at 19:19

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Short answer

Here it's written that this inflammation is an allergic one.

Explanation

The point that you're paraphrasing is that "inflammation" is "allergic".

So, because

(adjective) (noun) -> (noun) (be verb) (adjective)

then

allergic reaction -> reaction is allergic

So, a concise way to say this is

Here it's written that this inflammation is allergic.

However, this might imply to some listeners that:

Here it's written that this inflammation is allergic (to something).

So, to clarify that, we try another option. We know inflammation is an inflammation, and inflammation is also allergic, so:

Here it's written that this inflammation is an allergic inflammation.

And, to be more concise:

Here it's written that this inflammation is an allergic one.

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  • Even though you modified this sentence Here it's written that this inflammation is allergic. into another one, is it a correct sentence and did you modify it only to prevent a little confusion for some listeners? Jun 1, 2019 at 7:40
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    Exactly, yes and yes. "Here it's written that this inflammation is allergic" is correct, but to be even clearer (and admittedly borderline verbose to some listeners/readers), I modified it to the final sentence. Jun 13, 2019 at 1:39
  • Thank you for the kind reply. It helps a lot. Have a great day. Jun 17, 2019 at 19:34

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