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A 37-year-old member asked:

Can sweating cause an allergic reaction to adhesive bandages?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 35 years experience
Can promote: Sweat won't cause an allergic reaction, but the chemicals in the adhesive may be better contacted or absorbed into the skin if sweat is present.
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