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After gallbladder removal, the liquid skin adhesive used in the surgery caused a contact allergy reaction, help!?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: See your surgeon.

Allergic reactions to cyanoacrylate are very rare.
I suggest you see your surgeon to be certain that what you perceive is an allergic reaction is not actually a reaction to the prep solution used or even a local wound infection. Cyanoacrylate can be easily removed with any petroleum-based ointment, but it is there for a reason: please check with your surgeon before self-treating.

In brief: See your surgeon.

Allergic reactions to cyanoacrylate are very rare.
I suggest you see your surgeon to be certain that what you perceive is an allergic reaction is not actually a reaction to the prep solution used or even a local wound infection. Cyanoacrylate can be easily removed with any petroleum-based ointment, but it is there for a reason: please check with your surgeon before self-treating.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Adhesive Allergy

Many patients may suffers from a local skin reaction from adhesives used in bandages or patches.
These reactions can be easily treated by first removing the adhesive, if possible. Next, the reaction can be treated with an oral antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and/or atopical steroid cream.

In brief: Adhesive Allergy

Many patients may suffers from a local skin reaction from adhesives used in bandages or patches.
These reactions can be easily treated by first removing the adhesive, if possible. Next, the reaction can be treated with an oral antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and/or atopical steroid cream.
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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