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Stethoscope induced allergies

Stethoscope induced allergies: Introduction

Stethoscope induced allergies: Stethoscope induced allergies are an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to the rubber in stethoscopes. Symptoms usually involve skin redness or rash where it has come into contact with the stethoscope. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Stethoscope induced allergies is available below.

Symptoms of Stethoscope induced allergies

Treatments for Stethoscope induced allergies

  • Use stethoscopes that don't contain latex or use some sort of barrier between the stethoscope and the skin. Treatment generally involves management of the symptoms: steroids, moisturizing creams, antihistamines and immunotherapy. Antibiotics may be needed if a secondary infection develops
  • Use stethoscopes that don't contain latex or use some sort of barrier between the stethoscope and the skin. Treatment generally involves management of the symptoms: topical steroids, moisturizing creams, and antihistamines
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Stethoscope induced allergies: Complications

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Causes of Stethoscope induced allergies

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Stethoscope induced allergies: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Stethoscope induced allergies

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  1. Stethoscope induced allergies: Introduction
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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