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... years. It is the adhesive, not the bandage. At first, it was to a specific brand. Now, it pretty much applies to most all adhaesive bandages. Sometimes, the rash may be small that clears up quickly. Last spring, I had a bandage on overnight to cover a burn. ... (1 replies)
... I too developed a rash under a (cheap) bandage (latex free-made in China) after wearing it for a minor scrape, and it was very itchy. Now my whole right arm is very itchy (for about weeks now) and I even have bumps all the way up my arm. The original scrap was on my forearm just below my elbow. I've been using cortisone creme. Does it sound like more than an allergic... (1 replies)
... I too have a problem with the adhesives, but not as bad as yours. Last time I wore a bandaid overnight, I had a red rash in the shape of the bandaid for three weeks. The itching cleared up within a couple days though. ... (4 replies)

... When I had my gallbladder out in February we spent more time dicussing what could be used as a bandage than the surgery itself! ... (5 replies)
... Hi, my family has the same problem, we get contact dermitits from the adhesive that is used in most bangages, I found that if we need a bandage for a period of time I make them out of paper tape and gauze, hope this helps (5 replies)
May 16, 2004
... What is the difference between an allergic reaction to adhesive bandage wrap and hives? ... (0 replies)
... Yup yup i'm very allergic 2 bandaids, medical tape, second skin, newskin, anything that has that adhesive in it. I require more medication than I can get OTC for it but usually Cutivate or Psorcon does the trick, along with an antihistamine. I do take Clarinex daily but I add Benadryl at nite if the itching is bad enough not 2 let me sleep. It's funny how you'll literally... (3 replies)
... The allergic rash is called contact dermatitis. It could be an adhesive rash or a latex allergy. ... (5 replies)
Bandaid allergy?
Oct 27, 2008
... 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 dermatitis. The dermatitis rash lasted for weeks and the burn wasn't healing as well as I would have liked. ... (3 replies)
... of them gave me no reaction. With the other 3, I ended up with rows of blisters where the strips had been. It is becoming pretty frustrating trying to find a bandage that I can actually use. For some things, gauze and coban work well. For other areas like my back, torso, neck and face that just isn't a realistic solution. ... (2 replies)
... Had to cover some stitches in the middle of my back last week. Never found anything "safe" to use on that. Finally gave up covering them, because the new rash there was getting bad. I decided to take my chances with infection there verses a raging case of contact dermatitis around it from a bandage. ... (5 replies)
... So, I have found that I am allergic to 3 brands of bandages and to paper tape. This includes one brand that was previously "safe" for me. I still have the rash from the bandage I had on for 24 hours two weeks ago despite use of hydrocortizone cream and some prescription steroid cream. ... (5 replies)
Weird Allergy
Oct 25, 2006
... I get a red itchy rash where the adhesive was. Sometimes it takes several days for the rash to go away after the bandage has been removed. ... (9 replies)
Weird Allergy
Oct 25, 2006
... kin would itch all around it and I would get bumps. Then I noticed there was a latex free bandaid and I tried that. I left one on over two days and there was a rash under the sticky part of it. If I leave one on more than a few hours I break out where the sticky part is. ... (9 replies)
... u all. For the last 4 to 5 years I've had an allergy to Latex. That mean things like rubberbands, bandaids, etc. So when I do have a reaction to Latex I get like rash on my arm. I need to bandage it up good. So if you do know someone please keep these things away from them! ... (3 replies)
... Not sure if it's a latex allergy or a reaction to the adhessive of the bandage but I had the reaction. I noticed the reaction a few hours later and because I itched it, it has turned into a rash. It's fading slowly. ... (17 replies)

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