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Could you become allergic to soap?

Yes: You can become allergic to an ingredient in soap, especially if it has a harsh cleaner or fragrance. ...Read more

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What to do if im allergic to bar soap?

What to do if im allergic to bar soap?

Options: If it is easy to identify the soap brand associated with the allergy, avoidance is the best option. However, soaps can have a lot of chemicals that can be sensitizers for contact dermatitis allergy such as wool alcohols, fragrances, Cl+Me- isothiazolinone, quaternium 15, diazolidinyl urea, and imidazolidinyl urea (GERMALL 115), to name a few. Patch testing with the TRUE test can help identify. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can stay clean if you're allergic to soap?

See below: You're not really allergic to soap per se. Chemically, soap is the same thing (salts with fatty acid chains) as your cell membranes. You're allergic to a component of the soap you're using - often perfumes, dyes, or oils. I would suggest you use an ordinary pure glycerin soap. It's available at large grocery stores, Trader Joe's, and Whole Foods. ...Read more

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I am allergic to lanoline which is in most soaps, can someone suggest a good non lanoline soap?

I am allergic to lanoline which is in most soaps, can someone suggest a good non lanoline soap?

Vanicream: The vanicream brand of products was developed by a dermatologist at mayo clinic. There are a variety of products and all are free from lanolin.

http://www. Vanicream. Com/products/vani_cleansing_bar. Cfm. ...Read more

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Zest blue soap allergic reaction, what should I do?

Zest blue soap allergic reaction, what should I do?

Thanks for asking!: Stop using the soap and get a topical steroid from your drug store to see if this helps. If not, go see your dermatologist or primary care physician for other options including a stronger steroid or an injection. Most important quit using the soap, the offending agent. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about antibacterial soap allergic reaction?

Can you tell me about antibacterial soap allergic reaction?

Irritant: Antibacterial soap is more likely to serve as an irritant than an allergen. It is not recommended to be used routinely since it may potentially foster the growth of more resistant bacteria while killing off the beneficial ones. ...Read more

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I had an allergic reactiom to powder gain laundry soap. Took me almost a week to figure out. Even with benedryl im veryy itchy. Any home remedies?

I had an allergic reactiom to powder gain laundry soap. Took me almost a week to figure out. Even with benedryl im veryy itchy. Any home remedies?

Cold comp/calamineHC: You can use following home remedies
1cold compresses or if wide spread soak in tub of water
2calamine lotion and over the counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream can help relieve itching.
3benadryl for itching as you are taking, but needs to be taken every 4 hours
if inhome treatment does not cause complete relief, consult your doctor as youmay need prescription meds. ...Read more

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I had an allergic reaction to soap and now I have small white bumps. What are they?

I had an allergic reaction to soap and now I have small white bumps. What are they?

Document, Follow up: Make sure you take a picture of the rash while it is present with your smart phone so that a physician can have a better sense of the type of rash you have developed while using this soap. Stop using the soap. Make an appointment to see your primary doctor or an Allergist and bring product in so that testing can be performed if indicated. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to oatmeal based soaps/lotions, but not when I ingest it?

Is it possible to be allergic to oatmeal based soaps/lotions, but not when I ingest it?

Yes: It may be the additives in oatmeal based soaps and lotions you are allergic to. Oatmeall soaps are not pure oatmeal. ...Read more

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Which OTC antihistamine will help me with my allergic reaction to soap?

Which OTC antihistamine will help me with my allergic reaction to soap?

Contact dermatitis: Antihistamines may help the itch that occurs with allergic rushes, but allergic contact dermatitis often responds best to topical steroid creams. ...Read more

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My son has eczema and is allergic to some soaps. What is the best deodorant soap he can use?

My son has eczema and is allergic to some soaps. What is the best deodorant soap he can use?

Lever 2000: Lever 2000 is hypoallergenic and has antibacterial properties. Avoid safegaurd if he is very sensitive. Also avoid paper fabric softener and use hypoallergenic laundry detergent marked free. ...Read more

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I am allergic to pine trees, but nothing severe. Can I use pine tar soap? I've heard of its many benefits.

I am allergic to pine trees, but nothing severe. Can I use pine tar soap? I've heard of its many benefits.

Try small area first: Assuming you have true allergy to pine tree, I would suspect that pine tar soap may cause some symptoms although it may only be mild. You could certainly try the soap on a small part of your skin. If it does not cause symptoms then you should be fine. ...Read more

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My boyfriend had an allergic re action to some soap now has hives. What cani buy to releive his discomfort? I throw out. The. Soap

My boyfriend had an allergic re action to some soap now has hives. What cani buy to releive his discomfort? I throw out. The. Soap

Hives: Red, raised and intensely itchy lesions that look like a mosquito bite are usually hives. Try an anti-itch topical cream two to three times daily and he can also use a non-sedating oral antihistamine like Allegra (fexofenadine) or zyrtec once to twice daily. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my workout I goto the steam room and hot tub. Is it an allergic reaction to the soap at the gym, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my workout I goto the steam room and hot tub. Is it an allergic reaction to the soap at the gym, what do you suggest?

Can your clarify?: I'm not certain that I understand. Soap allergy is a common problem. It needs to be distinguished from miliaria -- heat / sweat rash. Many people bring their own bar of soap in their gym bag. A bar of a good basis soap can be your best friend. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to every kind of hand soap, what is wrong with me?

I'm allergic to every kind of hand soap, what is wrong with me?

Possible contact der: If one get a rash to using topical agents, soap or moisturizers for example, this may be a an allergic or irritant contact dermatitis. Patch testing may be a tool that could be used to understand if this is the cause of one's symptoms. ...Read more

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Allergic reaction to soap in my vagina that is extremely painful, please help?

Allergic reaction to soap in my vagina that is extremely painful, please help?

Soap there?: Why are you using soap in your vagina in the first place? It may disturb the acidic environment of the vagina and cause you trouble. Water should do a good cleansing job. There should be a course in vagina maintenance 101 in the community colleges. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for a rash from an allergic reaction to soap?

Is there a home remedy for a rash from an allergic reaction to soap?

Yes for minor rash: If you truly have contact allergy caused by soap, the first step is to avoid the product. Overuse of soap can cause irritant dermatitis due to over-drying the skin. Fragrances and preservatives in soap can cause allergic contact dermatitis. If product avoidance and over the counter Hydrocortisone do not improve your rash, see you dermatologist. ...Read more

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