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Allergic To Lube Symptoms
Localized reaction: Symptoms are localized to the site of contact, but can spread outward depending on how sensitive you are and how long the contact lasts. As you might expect, burning, redness, itching and discomfort will continue to get worse with repeat exposure. There is no going back; avoidance is the only long term solution. Plus you might start noticing other exposures to latex begin bothering you. ...Read more
That's curious....: Allergic reactions are when the body's immune system detect something that it recognizes as a foreign substance (ingested, contact through skin, food or medicine, or in the case of auto-immure diseases, it's own cells). One reax is to mobilize cells that secrete anti-histamines to fight the allergic reax. So, allergic relax to antihistamine would be very unusual. Let detective doc sort this out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Suffer from allergic rhinitis.I'm having allergic reaction when smoke & drink gin.Is it possible to be allergic to gin?
LIsten to Yourself: How about you put on your doctor and thinking cap and read your question out loud to yourself. Can you body get any louder in trying to tell you that you are harming it? It is screaming at you. Stop smoking. Stop drinking. Pay attention when you body is trying to talk to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
K-Y allergy: If you can be more specific of what your symptoms are, it would be easier to see if it is really an allergic reaction. In general, you can develop allergies or an allergic reaction to a variety of substances that are otherwise harmless. Most of the time, it is more likely that you get local irritations to k-y jell because of its various chemical components. ...Read more
No.: A bee sting allergy means you are allergic to the bee's venom, which is not in either honey or beeswax. It is certainly possible to be allergic to honey or beeswax (especially if you have a bad pollen allergy), but that's a completely separate allergy, unrelated to bee sting venom. ...Read more
Avoid and meds: Most allergic reactions if mild can be treated with antihistamines. If the allergic reaction is more significant, then corticosteroids (creams or tabs) may be helpful. It would be useful to know if the reaction was from latex or the spermicide in an effort to prevent future reactions. An allergist can assist in this endeavor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you be allergic to condoms but not have a latex allergy? What else in condoms can (often?) cause allergy?
Yes: The spermicidal in the condom may also cause irritation. ...Read more
Peanut allergy: Perhaps swelling of lips.Get a more detailed answer ›
Common: for sufferers of pollen allergy. You can imagine how pollen gets into the beeswax. Because pollen allergies are specific for a class of pollens, one can react variably depending on the beeswax lot. Best to avoid. If you also suffer from seasonal rhinitis, or hay fever, consult an Allergist for individualized recommendations. ...Read more
Avoidance: If you are developing a sensitivity to these products then I would avoid using them. If you have a true sensitivity then your reactions will only get worse the more you use it. If you want more details see an Allergist to determine risks. ...Read more
Allergic to polypene and polyurthane types of condoms now what we are afraid to try latex if she is allergic to latex what are alternatives ?
Lambskin condoms: but they don't prevent STDs, you can visit an allergist or a dermatologist to sort it out, good luck ...Read more