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Is it common to have an allergic rash from salicylate ingredients in sunscreen?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Not likely

It is far more common to be sensitive to the preservatives or fragrances.

In brief: Not likely

It is far more common to be sensitive to the preservatives or fragrances.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Not common

But salicylates used as topical agents can cause an allergic contact dermatitis.
As sunscreens typically contain a variety of agents that can trigger such reactions patch testing is the method used to determine the actual cause or causes.

In brief: Not common

But salicylates used as topical agents can cause an allergic contact dermatitis.
As sunscreens typically contain a variety of agents that can trigger such reactions patch testing is the method used to determine the actual cause or causes.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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