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Doctor insights on: Allergic To Spandex

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I'm allergic to latex; can I use nylon/spandex blend gloves?

I'm allergic to latex; can I use nylon/spandex blend gloves?

Possibly: Both nylon and spandex are polymer fibers that are unrelated to natural latex, and by themselves should not causes a reaction in latex-sensitive individuals (people can develop a sensitivity to some of the chemicals used in their manufacture). However, some fabrics may include latex threads in addition to spandex fibers, and this may or may not be listed. Contact the manufacturer to be sure. Read more

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Is there latex in spandex?

Is there latex in spandex?

No: Spandex is a synthetic fiber which by itself does not contain latex. However, the finished products, garments do have latex added to them. If one has a latex allergy, spandex is not safe. Read more

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Could I put spandex in the dryer?

We give nedical: Advise not laundry advise on this site. Read more

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Is it okay for me to run in spandex?

Is it okay for me to run in spandex?

Should be fine.: Aerodynamic and somewhat breathable. Should be fine for running. Read more

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Does wearing spandex underwear as a guy hurt my balls?

Does wearing spandex underwear as a guy hurt my balls?

Underwear: If you are allergic to Nylon you may have a problem. Nylon panties can also retain heat, making them, unsanitary and uncomfortable in the warmer conditions. But the cons are not related to your balls Read more

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I love wearing Spandex, Why is it when I wear spandex leggings of all colors I get an erection? Yes it feels good, but its not sexual!

I love wearing Spandex, Why is it when I wear spandex leggings of all colors I get an erection? Yes it feels good, but its not sexual!

Here are some. ..: Your love to wear Spandex suggests you have mental affinity with it and its features, which may mentally lead to induce sexual arousal and also possibly its tightness may give rise to some subtle physical stimulation. All together may explain why such has been happening as reported. So, this is nothing wrong as long as you have felt good without personal embarrassment and social offense. So, you Read more

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What's more likely to cause skin irritation, spandex or polyester?

What's more likely to cause skin irritation, spandex or polyester?

Neither: Unless it is too tight or you are allergic to it, people wear those materials every day with no problems. Read more

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Why do other people laugh at me when I work out in spandex at the gym, it's much more comfortable, why do they laugh?

Why do other people laugh at me when I work out in spandex at the gym, it's much more comfortable, why do they laugh?

Let them laugh...: Let them laugh, a recent physiologic study showed that use of compression garments will improve cardiac function and exercise performance. Read more

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Does wearing spandex cause pimples on covered areas?

Does wearing spandex cause pimples on covered areas?

Yes if sensitive: Yes if you are sensitive to one of the materials or if you do not allow the skin to adequately "breathe". Consider other compression garments that permit sweat to evaporate and also avoid the use of occlusive moisturizing agents. Read more

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Boyfriend and I were dry humping I was fertile, wearng spandex shorts and panties he was in shorts and boxers he ejaculated in boxers could I be preg?

Boyfriend and I were dry humping I was fertile, wearng spandex shorts and panties he was in shorts and boxers he ejaculated in boxers could I be preg?

Very unlikely. ..: The described scenario poses an almost next-to-zero possibility to conceive, but known to us, no known contraceptive measures can offer 100% guaranty. So, exercise your best possible available precaution for safe sex so to avoid accidental pregnancy as much as you can. Remember: As long as being in life love game, accident dooms to happen no matter what; so, beware and be responsible for what may. Read more

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I've found "rubber shorts" on amazon. Many are made of spandex (some 20%, and 80% nylon or cotton). Is this an effective alternative to dental dams?

I've found "rubber shorts" on amazon. Many are made of spandex (some 20%, and 80% nylon or cotton). Is this an effective alternative to dental dams?

Nope: If you are trying to prevent an std, you need material that prevents the transmission of even very tiny microscopic bacteria or viruses. If the product has cotton in it, it is not likely going to be an adequate barrier to protect from stds. Read more

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How to solve spandex from causing rash on back upper thigh?

How to solve spandex from causing rash on back upper thigh?

Cause of rash 1st?: You must first determine if it is due to a sensitivity to a component of the spandex i.e., latex allergy/sensitivity or due to chaffing for the shear forces of the garment on the skin. In the former you must discontinue and consider topical antihistamines/corticosteroids. In the latter, consider powders or lotion. Read more

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