A 39-year-old member asked:
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my yoothpaste made my face red and burnt! is this an allergy?

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Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It could be: People can develop a contact allergy to toothpaste. Usually this is due to the flavoring, especially cinnamon. Switching to a different product is probably the easiest solution. Patch testing can be done to verify the nature of the problem.
Answered on Jan 25, 2014

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