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Clothing Types That Have Latex
How would a patch test distinguish between a latex allergy and other clothing or fabric allergies?
Reaction to allergen: Patch testing is designed to help identify a potential allergic skin reaction to common suspected allergens. The allergens are applied to the back and covered. 48 hrs later the patches are removed and any reaction noted. A 2nd reading is then performed 24-48hrs later. The intensity and duration of the reaction helps identify positive reactions. ...Read more
Wearing a different cloth every day what would be the medical explanation of wearing a different type of clothing - for instance a faculty wearing a different costume or a different dress each day - other that cleaning ?
Germs : Germs are passed on most frequently by contact. Changing clothes daily can help decrease the risk of transmission from person to person along with, of course, frequent handwashings. This is even more critical in operating rooms requiring clean scrubs for people to change in as needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My arms, top of legs and stomach get really itchy but only when any type of clothing touch them. I use sensitive skin unscented detergent. Any ideas?
Dry skin?: The first thing to do would be applying a moisturizer all over < 3 minutes after bathing while avoiding scented or anti-bacterial soap. If the itching persists after a week , consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more
There is a burnt type of smell coming from my vagina, for about 2 months now and it just keeps getting worse, now I can smell it through my clothes,?
I use super sani-cloth wipes to clean the house and also my phone. Could ot cause any type of harm in the long run?
Long term effects: Sani cloths contain a germicidal and is not harmful. ...Read more
I have a vaginal secretion with very bad odour and no itching and stain white on my clothes.. What type of infection i have?
See GYN: Bacterial vaginosis has a strong odor like rotting fish. There are several effective treatments. Begin with an exam by a Dr who has experience diagnosing and treating this. ...Read more