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What In Adhesive Tape And Glue Makes Some People Allergic To It
Latex: Many adhesives contain latex. Allergic antibodies (ige) can be formed to latex. Testing with a blood test may identify these antibodies however; false negative reactions are fairly common. (testing may fail to identify this problem accurrately) . There have been reports of severe allergic reactions to latex and if you are latex allergic, report this to all healthcare providers, including dentists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergic reaction to self-adhering wrap on knee which required prednesone. Whats in some adhesives? 2nd surgery coming soon!! Know its not latex
Good question: Take the packaging or a piece of the wrap you are allergic to your next surgery. Adhesives are a general class of materials that many patients have allergies. to. Tell your anesthesia and nursing team about the allergy. Discuss options including a steroid during for just after next surgery. Be well. ...Read more
Can hydraphase cause a very strong heat when applied to the face? Could I have some kind of allergy to that cream?(i've been prescripted with rosacea)
When i wear powdered latex gloves, some parts of my skin turn red, become dried and itchy. I have to work with gloves. So what is the solution?
What is the difference between a person that can feel mold spores on skin. Taste them and irritating them to a person that feels nothing ?geneo type?
Not understanding: I am not understanding your question. This does not make sense. ...Read more
Anyone: Anyone can develop allergy to cockroach. Cockroaches are one of the most prevalent insects on the planet. Most, if not everyone, has had enough exposure to develop allergy if they are an allergic individual. However, to have significant symptoms from cockroach allergy, a higher exposure is necessary. This would be common in multifamily dwellings, the inner city, or areas of poor sanitation. ...Read more
My adhesive allergy is over. Now all the skin around the adhesive allergy is starting to fall out. It doesn't seem like its healing. Keep falling out.
Inflammatory respons: Sounds like may need steroid cream to quiet the inflammatory response that is going on there--but should be seen by a dr. To be sure there is not something else happening since it is not a common occurrence. ...Read more
Black Salve: You might be referring to an ointment called drawing salve. It is black because it contains ichthammol. However, also be aware that there are many products referred to as black salve that are used as an alternative treatment for skin cancers which contain bloodroot. ...Read more
Irritant dermatitis: Gunpowder is all chemicals and caustic substances so it is entirely possible that you are reacting to one or more substances. ...Read more
My ring is 10k white gold and i think that i'm having allergic reactions to the nickel. Is there anything i can do to prevent that?
Could juvederm cause an allergic reaction? I have very sensitive skin and have to be careful about the lotions i use, because a lot of them make my skin break out. What are the ingredients in juvederm? I want to make sure i don't have an allergic reaction
More probable: Yes, its prob the offending agent causing your problems, and the best way to find out is to stop, heal all areas, return to normal, and if you're game, use it again (if your reactions are mild). Thats the best real world test. Juvederm can cause allergies in those with allergies to certain proteins, like bacterial proteins. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is formaldehyde an allergen to many people? I have some trouble with cosmetics since exposed to it back in the lab.
Metal allergy: The most common metals associated with contact dermatitis allergy are nickel, cobalt, gold sodium thiosulphate. The T.R.U.E. Test can help clarify if these metals are implicated with the contact allergy associated with rash. Here is a link for more information on the T.R.U.E. Test: http://www.smartpractice.com/Apps/WebObjects/SmartPractice.woa/wa/content?f=product-truetest.html&m=SPA ...Read more
Could someone with a food allergy possibly breathe something they are allergic to and have a reaction with hives? My son is allergic to something so we have been avoiding a lot of the most common allergens but is still breaking out in hives.
Allergist: Finding the cause of recurrent hives is very elusive and in these cases an allergist is best qualified to do the investigation. The offending agent could be internal or external including temperature change, exercise, etc. While waiting for the allergist's appointment, the pediatrician may prescribe an antihistamine for symptom relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the body wrap procedure provoke allergic skin reactions? I am very prone to skin allergies. I avoid a lot of skin care products and cleaning solutions to prevent my skin from going itchy and red as a tomato. What are the chances of the body wrap treat
Sometimes i get itching sensation on may body and my body gets some popups in those are. Some say that is due to allergy. Please tell me what is it?
Is it better to through out an expensive watch band or wash it when chiggers have attached to the fabric (have about 20 bite marks)?
Treat the band: There are many ways to treat the band with petsicides (not the watch mechanism-just the band) that will erradicate and kill chiggers. Simply microwaving the watch band for a few minutes (again-not the watch mechanism) will kill all living chiggers as well. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it bad/harmful for fake eyelash glue to get in your eye? It's bound to happen from time to time when applying them. Will it cause that much damage?
I've read about people using medical super glue to seal cuts, but would it be safe to do it on the eyelid?
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