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If I am allergic to iodine how will they clean my skin before surgery?

If I am allergic to iodine how will they clean my skin before surgery?

Allergy to iodine: There are many other preoperative antibacterial scrubs that don't contain iodine such as hibiclens, ethyl alcohol and others. ...Read more

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I am allergic to shrimp but can eat crab and fish. I am also allergic to seaweed. Also very allergic to iodine swab on skin. Can I take fish oil??

I am allergic to shrimp but can eat crab and fish. I am also allergic to seaweed. Also very allergic to iodine swab on skin. Can I take fish oil??

Caution: Hi, there is a possibility that you would develop allergic reaction to fish oil, fish oil contains some Iodine, you might want to try Omega-3 instead. Fish oil is relative contraindicated one people with Iodine allergy. ...Read more

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Can oral providone iodine be used for skin disinfection or is it mouth only ? I have only that and some small wounds to treat.

Can oral providone iodine be used for skin disinfection or is it mouth only ? I have only that and some small wounds to treat.

Yes: Yes. Be sure to have your "wounds" checked by a doctor unless they are very minor. I would feel more comfortable if I knew what wounds you are referring to. ...Read more

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Can a diet low in iodine cause small fetal head @ 32 weeks? I'm concerned that tech said head is small but doctor said she's on track. I'm scared!!!!!

Can a diet low in iodine cause small fetal head @ 32 weeks? I'm concerned that tech said head is small but doctor said she's on track. I'm scared!!!!!

Clarify : Before you start deciding that there is a problem contact your doctor and ask for clarification. From what you are saying the doctor said everything was normal and that there is no problem. ...Read more