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Doctor insights on: Clothing Types That Have Latex

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How would a patch test distinguish between a latex allergy and other clothing or fabric allergies?

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

Latex (Definition)

1. The colorless or milky sap of certain plants, such as the poinsettia or milkweed, that coagulates on exposure to air. 2. An emulsion of rubber or plastic globules in water, used in paints, adhesives, and various synthetic rubber products. ...Read more


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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 ? Thank you.

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 ?

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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 more

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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?

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

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Why after being in water can I not touch any type of cloth material?

Your question does: Not appear specific enough. That is, what happens when you touch a "cloth material?". ...Read more

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I have a vaginal secretion with very bad odour and no itching and stain white on my clothes.. What type of infection i have?

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

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A girl gave me a blowjob after massage, for me only. I did not even kiss her and did not have any other type of sex. She was with her full clothes. Can she transfer an STD to me ?

A girl gave me a blowjob after massage, for me only. I did not even kiss her and did not have any other type of sex. She was with her full clothes. Can she transfer an STD to me ?

More likely you: could have transmitted an STD to her. Gonorrhea, for example, can be transmitted to the throat. Your risk from this activity is low but not nil. For unexpected encounters like this, please consider carrying a condom in your wallet. ...Read more

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