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A 25-year-old female asked:

How long will an allergic reaction to electrodes from a heart monitor take to show up?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Usually immediate: An allergic reaction to the electrodes (the stickiness and/or tape) would be found out soon after they are removed and you will see an allergic ring or redness and irritation at the site.

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