Top
30
Doctor insights on: Ky Lubricant Allergy

Share
1

1
Is using lubricant gel during sex can cause allergy to you?

Is using lubricant gel during sex can cause allergy to you?

Not all, but yes: Some lubricant gels can cause an allergic reaction to both partners. Try to use a liquid base lubricant. There are plenty at a sex shop which you can get. You may have to pay extra for a hypoallergenic product. Give it a try. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
2,638 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
My girlfriend wants me to use mayonnaise as lubricant, but I have egg allergy. What do you advise?

My girlfriend wants me to use mayonnaise as lubricant, but I have egg allergy. What do you advise?

Interesting question: I don't want to misinterpret your question, but there are many good lubricants now available over the counter in the drug store which don't contain food products. Then you don't have to be concerned. ...Read more

3

3
Sectoral redness of conjunctiva w/ few tiny raised pimple. 5days anti-bac drops ineffective, Dr diagnosed allergy cure lubricant...not convinced. Recu?

Sectoral redness of conjunctiva w/ few tiny raised pimple. 5days anti-bac drops ineffective, Dr diagnosed allergy cure lubricant...not convinced. Recu?

Not allergy: Allergy is almost always accompanied by itching. Your problem may be viral but if it has been present for over 2 weeks. It is best for you to consult an ophthalmologist, ...Read more

5

5
Could you ever have an allergy to KY jelly?

Could you ever have an allergy to KY jelly?

KY jelly: It is more likely that you can get irritation from the jell but not allergy to it although it is not impossible. ...Read more

7

7
I'm currently having an allergic reaction from KY lubricant my boyfriend and water help flush away the reaction, what should I do?

I'm currently having an allergic reaction from KY lubricant my boyfriend and water help flush away the reaction, what should I do?

Contact Doc: You likely have a contact allergy to the KY lubricant and topical cortisone for vaginal use would likely be the appropriate medication. However, you will need to contact your GYN to get examined or a Rx. Do realize that yeast infection can produce itching as well. ...Read more

8

8
What is a 'personal lubricant'? I've seen it on bottles of KY jelly.

What is a 'personal lubricant'? I've seen it on bottles of KY jelly.

Sexual aid: Some people enjoy applying this product to the penis or vagina prior to intercourse or masturbation. It makes things more slippery and can increase pleasure for some. It is not required and up to your personal preference. ...Read more

9

9
Can KY jelly lubricant cause allergic reaction?

Can KY jelly lubricant cause allergic reaction?

Possible: Any topical agent that one use has the potential to cause either an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis. ...Read more

10

10
Does ky-gel lubricant kill sperms, even if it is used in small amount?

Does ky-gel lubricant kill sperms, even if it is used in small amount?

No: Most personal/sexual lubricant does not contain spermicide. Do not expect it to provide any protection against pregnancy. Having said that, I would refrain from lubricant use while trying to conceive. ...Read more

12

12
Can I appl ky gell lubricant in ma vagina every day or when im having sex cz does not have intruction?

Can I appl ky gell lubricant in ma vagina every day or when im having sex cz does not have intruction?

Usually for sex: Most only need to apply sexual lubricants before intercourse. It is not harmful to use it at other times if you prefer. ...Read more

14

14
How 2 use ky gell personal lubricant cz dis 1 does not have instruction. Should I rub gel in ma vagina? Must I use it when have sex only or everday?

How 2 use ky gell personal lubricant cz dis 1 does not have instruction. Should I rub gel in ma vagina? Must I use it when have sex only or everday?

Apply to area: KY jelly can be used to improve lubrication during intercourse. You may apply a small amount inside of your vagina before intercourse. You may also apply it to his penis before insertion. You do not need to apply it daily ...Read more

15

15
Burning sensation, itch, soreness started 2 hours after pap smear done 2 days ago. No allergy to KY jelly used. No infection prior. Cause?

Burning sensation, itch, soreness started 2 hours after pap smear done 2 days ago. No allergy to KY jelly used. No infection prior. Cause?

Go see your doctor: You need to go and see your doctor. It could represent a yeast infection, it could represent an allergic reaction to the lubricant, or the gloves of the examiner. Your doctor needs to examine the area as well as get more information from you to determine what is wrong. Hope this helps. ...Read more

16

16
Hi... I am producing too much lubricant and I was wondering is there anything that could help me?

Hi... I am producing too much lubricant and I was wondering is there anything that could help me?

This is normal.: You are normal. There is no medications to stop producing fluids in your vagina. Go see your doctor for a check up. Your first pap is due at age 21, but they may be able to reassure you. ...Read more

17

17
Poly allergy syndrom?

Allergies: As a doctor, if I heard this it simply makes me think (1) you have allergies, asthma, eczema, etc.... Or (2) you have multiple allergies to pollens, medications, foods, stinging insects, etc... ...Read more

18

18
Can allergy be cured?

Can allergy be cured?

Controlled: Allergy can be controlled with avoidance of known sources of allergy (pets, pollen, etc), medication taken consistently, and perhaps allergy shots. However, we are not able to "cure allergy" but these measures help restore a good quality of life. ...Read more

19

19
Symptoms of allergies?

Allergy symptoms: Allergies can cause a large variety of symptoms: most common is hay fever (molds, dust, pollen) with watery runny nose, watery eyes & itching, nasal itch, sneezing, and congestion. Plant/tree/grass allergies can cause eczema, a skin rash, as can food allergies. Aerosolized allergens (pet dander, pollen, etc.) can cause asthma with chest tightness and wheezing. ...Read more

20

20
Can allergy be treated?

Can allergy be treated?

Yes: The most important treatment for allergies is identification and avoidance as possible. For environmental allergies, new generation antihistamines, nasal steroid sprays and allergy injections are current standard of care. Food allergy treatment is avoidance and Epinephrine in case of an accidental exposure. Research is being done on food oral desensitization, but not yet ready for "prime time". ...Read more

21

21
What is a popular allergy?

What is a popular allergy?

Poplar maybe?: Poplar is a tree and many people with springtime allergies have allergy to poplar tree pollen. ...Read more

22

22
Can I outgrow my allergies?

Can I outgrow my allergies?

Yes: It is possible to outgrow any allergy, though some are more likely than others. ...Read more

23

23
Does dolfenal causes allergy?

Does dolfenal causes allergy?

NSAIDs: Dolfenal contains Mefenamic Acid which is an NSAID (nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drug) in the same general class as Ibuprofen or aspirin. Some people can have severe allergic reactions to these medications leading to hives, asthma or even anaphylaxis. If a person is allergic to aspirin, Ibuprofen or other nsaids talk with your doctor first. ...Read more

24

24
What are good allergy reliefs?

Allergen avoidance: The best one off course is to avoid the allergen completely if you can. Many times, you can't either because you don't know the allergen or you can't really avoid the allergen. So, in that case, you can try otc medication like anti histamin (benadryl) or other medication like claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec, allergra etc. Try one- see which one works better for you. Discuss further with your doctor. ...Read more

25

25
What causes an allergy attack?

What causes an allergy attack?

Acute allergy.: There are actually different types like the delayed ones. The common ones are the acute allergic reaction. You have allergy cells (eosinophils, basophils, mast) with receptors on the surface. The allergen (the cause) binds to those receptors, the cells lyse, recruit other cells, but the contents cause the blood vessels and surrounding tissue to react and cause the wheal and flare reaction. ...Read more

26

26
What are symptoms of allergies?

What are symptoms of allergies?

Allergy symptoms: Sneezing; itchy, watery eyes; dark circles under eyes ("allergic shiners"); crease at base of nose (from "allergic salute"-wiping nose upwards with back of hand; post-nasal drainage; lack of energy. Many treatments available to relieve symptoms: antihistamines (claritin/zyrtec), nasal steroid sprays, mast cell stabilizer spray (cells that release histamine), desensitization tx to allergens. ...Read more

27

27
What causes allergies in people?

What causes allergies in people?

Immune response : People with allergies have an exaggerated immune response to an allergen like venom in a bee sting or cat saliva proteins found on fur or dander. When these allergens bind to receptors on the immune cells they cause a cascade of events to occur that result in various allergy symptoms like itchy eyes, runny nose, swelling, hives, and anaphylaxis in extreme cases. ...Read more

28

28
How is xevor tablet for allergy?

How is xevor tablet for allergy?

Antihistamine: Xevor is a brand name for levo-cetirizine. This antihistamine is the mirror-image isomer of Cetirizine (zyrtec). Theoretically, the r-isomers are the "active" part of the medication, so less medication should provide similar relief. It should work as well or perhaps better than zyrtec. ...Read more

29

29
Peniscillian allergy, what to do?

Peniscillian allergy, what to do?

Several Things: First, learn to spell it right so everyone knows what you are talking about. It is penicillin. Second get an allergist to test you to confirm that you are really allergic to penicillin. Third, if you really are allergic avoid all drugs with penicillin or it's cousins, like amoxicillin, ampicillin, and often first and second generation cephalosporins like keflex or ceclor. ...Read more

30

30
What sort of problem is allergies?

What sort of problem is allergies?

Allergies: Typical allergic disorders include eczema, hives, food allergies, and asthma. The hallmark of allergic issues is the involvement of ige though some of these disorders may also have contributions of t lymphocytes. ...Read more