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Do I have a latex allergy or glue allergy if tape leaves a rash on me?
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Dr. Anlin Xu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Contact allergy
Most of the time it is latex allergy.
There r non-latex medical tapes. U can find them in all pharmacies. Some has a paper backing. Try those. If u don't develop a rash, then u r allergic to latex. When in doubt, consult a dermatologist or allergist for patch testing.

In brief: Contact allergy
Most of the time it is latex allergy.
There r non-latex medical tapes. U can find them in all pharmacies. Some has a paper backing. Try those. If u don't develop a rash, then u r allergic to latex. When in doubt, consult a dermatologist or allergist for patch testing.
Dr. Anlin Xu
Dr. Anlin Xu
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
In brief: Not necessarily
You could be allergic to the adhesive in the tape, or the tape fabric itself, or something else.
The only way to know for sure is to see a dermatologist or allergist for patch testing.

In brief: Not necessarily
You could be allergic to the adhesive in the tape, or the tape fabric itself, or something else.
The only way to know for sure is to see a dermatologist or allergist for patch testing.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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