A 42-year-old member asked:

How to find if i'm allergic to talc?

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Dr. Michael Rupp
Allergy and Immunology 23 years experience
You Are Not: You cannot be allergic to non-biological molecules. Talc is a type of mineral and therefore you cannot develop antibodies to it and so you cannot be allergic to it. It can cause sneezing and irritation if inhaled but this is due to stimulation of irritant receptor nerves in the nose.
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