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Bailey, NC
A 22-year-old female asked:

Can baby oil gel used during intercourse cause contact dermatitis near vagina? *i have sensitive skin & breaks out in hives often.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Yes: Yes you can be allergic to one of the ingredients in baby oil gel although this is not common. You may also be allergic to semen - a more likely cause for your hives after sexual intercourse. And yes, you should consult an allergist to help you solve this problem.
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