A 34-year-old member asked:
What are some alternatives to band-aids? i have contact dermatitis with adhesives.
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arthur Torreanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 53 years experience
Hypoallergenic ones: They do make hypoallergenic band-aids. Some are called hypoallergenic others are labled for sensitive skin. If all else fails you can use plain gauze pads with paper tape or just wrap a gauze pad with a gauze wrap and tie a knot to hold it in place.
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Dr. Scott Welkeranswered
General Surgery 29 years experience
Wrap it!: Bandages can be held on with a wrap like an ace wrap. Just go all the way around your hand, arm, foot, or whole body. A tight fitting garment like a t-shirt or underwear can also do the trick.
5.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 16, 2013
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