Doctor insights on:
Allergic Reaction To Adhesive Tape
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I'm concerned because the adhesive on monitoring electrode causing allergic reaction. No it's not latex?
Allergic reaction to self-adhering wrap on knee which required prednesone. Whats in some adhesives? 2nd surgery coming soon!! Know its not latex
Good question: Take the packaging or a piece of the wrap you are allergic to your next surgery. Adhesives are a general class of materials that many patients have allergies. to. Tell your anesthesia and nursing team about the allergy. Discuss options including a steroid during for just after next surgery. Be well. ...Read more
Can a wound vacuum be used over a fasciotomy incision if i had an allergic reaction previously to steri-strips or will i react to the adhesive?
Trial and error: Not all adhesives used in tape or dressings are the same. The plastic covering over the wound vac acts as a water and air tight barrier to allow the vacuum to wick away fluids and bring the wound edges together. You should try it and see what reactions you may encounter. ...Read more
Hi I got a painful blister rash on one side of my anus and I think it may have been an allergic reaction to the adhesive on my sanitary pad.
Latex: Many adhesives contain latex. Allergic antibodies (ige) can be formed to latex. Testing with a blood test may identify these antibodies however; false negative reactions are fairly common. (testing may fail to identify this problem accurrately) . There have been reports of severe allergic reactions to latex and if you are latex allergic, report this to all healthcare providers, including dentists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will using adhesive/tape on scalp to attach hair wig, affect success of hair transplantation in that same area, in future?
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Immediately stop eating the food you think is causing the problem. Take liquid or dissolving Diphenhydramine (benadryl). If your reaction is worse: cough, shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness, difficulty breathing, hives all over your body, swelling of lips and tongue, etc., then you need to use your Epinephrine autoinjector (epipen, twinject) and go to the nearest emergency room. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Allergic to adhesive tape
- Allergic reaction to medical adhesive
- Allergic reaction to adhesive
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Allergic reaction to bandage adhesive
- Adhesive tape glue makes allergic
- Allergic reaction to band aid adhesive
- Allergic reaction to paper tape
- Talk to a dermatologist online