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If I have a condom allergy what should I do?

If I have a condom allergy what should I do?

Condom allergy?: First make certain it's the condom material & not a spermicial in it. If allergic to latex, other materials are polyurethane & polyisoprene (the newest addition). Also lambskin, but they are too porous to prevent std transmission. Read package labels to learn what material contents are made of. Try polyurethane, then polyisoprene (latter is probably the most expensive due to being newest). ...Read more

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Condoms (Definition)

These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more


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Can condom allergy cause cloudy urine?

Can condom allergy cause cloudy urine?

Nor expected: You will more likely have a rash and/or itching at the contact areas. If you continue to have cloudy urine, you should see a doctor for a std since condom does leak sometimes. ...Read more

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Latex condom allergy, what to do?

Latex condom allergy, what to do?

No latex condom: Unfortunately, the only good solution is to avoid latex condoms. Still, they are the safest there is. First of all, make sure you are really allergic to latex. Sometimes, the allergy is not to the latex itself but to some of the chemicals that are used during production, so you may tolerate another brand. Also, you may be allergic to a lubricant. See an allergist/immunologist. ...Read more

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Latex/condom allergy, what should I do?

Choises: There are several types of non latex condoms available at many supermarkets or drug stores. ...Read more

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If I have a condom allergy what should I do?

Condom allergy?: First make certain it's the condom material & not a spermicial in it. If allergic to latex, other materials are polyurethane & polyisoprene (the newest addition). Also lambskin, but they are too porous to prevent std transmission. Read package labels to learn what material contents are made of. Try polyurethane, then polyisoprene (latter is probably the most expensive due to being newest). ...Read more

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Can condom allergy cause cloudy urine?

Nor expected: You will more likely have a rash and/or itching at the contact areas. If you continue to have cloudy urine, you should see a doctor for a std since condom does leak sometimes. ...Read more

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Swollen labia during and after sex. Can it be a condom allergy?

Swollen labia during and after sex. Can it be a condom allergy?

More questions: It could be traumatic sex, inadequate lubrication or an allergy to the lubricant, spermicidal agents or condom just to name a few. Try alternative latex free condoms. ...Read more

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Dry, sore, red skin after using a condom. Allergy or std?

Dry, sore, red skin after using a condom. Allergy or std?

Allergy: Treat with Hydrocortisone cream. Cut small piece of condom wet it and apply to inside on upper arm with medical tape. If you develop reaction at site in 24-72 hours you are latex sensitive and can use latex or rubber condoms. Unfortunately non latex condoms do not offer same protection against stds. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more