A member asked:

Im allergic to seafood. my friend had fish last night and then used my hand sanitizer. hours later i used that same hand sanitizer and then ate my food. did i pick up the allergens off the bottle when i grabbed it to use it?

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Dr. Robert Trager answered

Specializes in Dentistry

If you think you contacted the allergen you would know it very soon after contact. The allergen dried up by then, so don't worry, as long as you had no skin to skin contact, you should be fine.

Answered Apr 13, 2023



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