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A 43-year-old male asked:

Wife was resting her head on my arm (near shoulder). could hairspray from her hair cause intense itching on my arm (near shoulder)? no bumps on arm.

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Yes: possible, you can be allergic to the hairspray your wife is using. You may want to apply OTC hydrocortisone cream to the area affected, and avoid further contact with the hairspray
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