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A 33-year-old member asked:

I'm concerned because the adhesive on monitoring electrode causing allergic reaction. no it's not latex?

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Dr. Gary Steven
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 31 years experience
No, not latex : Common reaction to adhesives. When you need an EKG, ask your doctor for a steroid cream to put on the sites of the electrodes right after they're removed to limit the development of rash.

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