... As I have posted in the past, I started developing an adhesive allergy a few years ago. At first it just started with a certain brand of bandage. Since then, I have started having reactions to other brands as well. ... (2 replies)
... My adhesive allergy is really hit or miss. Sometimes it is mild and other times not. ... (6 replies)
... I take adhesive allergies as seriously as any other allergy. What happens when you get a lung infection on top of asthma? ... (6 replies)
... I've posted on this board over the years regarding an adhesive allergy I have that has developed and progressively gotten more severe over the years. For many situations, I have found other options to using adhesive bandages. ... (6 replies)
... I have an adhesive allergy from bandaids. I second the cortisone cream. That is what my doc has me use. ... (2 replies)
... I've got an adhesive allergy as well. ... (2 replies)
... aid. Ended up at the docs with a cream for the burn and another for the bad dermatitis. It took longer for the allergy to heal than for the burn. I had a scar for about 6 months. ... (7 replies)
... I have the adhesive allergy like you do. Even paper tape doesn't work for me though. I haven't found any good replacements. Let me know if you find something that works. ... (7 replies)
... I experienced almost the exact thing last spring. Some people are allergic to the materials in the bandage. For me, I have learned that I have an adhesive allergy--to all brands now.
I got a bad burn on my forearm, inside towards the elbow, last spring. I put a bandage over it to protect it. After having the bandage on less than 24 hours, I had horrible contact... (3 replies)
... Anyone else out there end up with scaring from adhesive allergies? ... (5 replies)
... For some people cortisone ointment can make the redness/itchiness even worse. Maybe just let nature take its course?
As for future wounds, would a gauze pad work if you just wrapped a small ace bandage loosely around it? (No adhesive) Just a suggestion.
Hope your itchiness subsides soon -- I hate the itchies! (5 replies)
... I currently have a good case of contact dermatis from a Band-Aid allergy. I have been using OTC Hydrocortizone. Any other recommendations for treatment?
For me, trying to find something to cover a wound is like playing a game of Russian Roulette. Sometimes one will work for a while, then I will get an allergic reaction. The pharmacist recommend trying different brands... (5 replies)
... I have similar problems. I recently had to get a skin contact.. week long 60 some odd skin contact allergy test done. What do you know, I was allergic to a common preservatice and emulsifier and many other things. ... (2 replies)
... Over the last couple years, I have developed an allergy to the adhesive on bandaids. ... (2 replies)
... I recently had surgery and my doc asked me to keep the incision covered. The problem is that I'm allergic to adhesive tape. I have tried paper tape, and the hypoallergenic tapes, but nothing seems to help. The skin is red, swollen, and starts to bleed if the tape is on too long. ... (1 replies)
... I am allergic to the adhesive that is on band-aids and generic bandages. Using them causes me to break out in a rash with small water blisters. I am only able to use Curad brand bandages because they are hypo-allergenic. Does anyone else have this type of allergy? (0 replies)
... My Grandma had hip surgery recently and she had an allergic reaction to the adhesive tape that they used. She had never had such a reaction before. ... (2 replies)
... I also have adhesive allergies and I totally disagree with your physical therapist. The last thing you need is blisters that can get infected while the tape is on. ... (6 replies)
... once a day and not the prescribed twice. When I open the tiny vial, I put in 1 drop in each eye and then promptly wrap the top in sterile tape to seal it. A good adhesive tape works just fine. I cut off a piece before opening the vial so it is ready and I make sure to never touch the tip. ... (9 replies)
... New ones, like the adhesive allergy I developed a few years ago are really really annoying. I don't always have good alternates to the adhesives for bandaging. ... (14 replies)