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What is Thiuram allergy?

What is Thiuram allergy?

  • Thiuram allergy: A thiuram allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to thiuram (consists of three disulphides and one monosulphides) or one of its components. It is used as an antimicrobial and antioxidant in a range of products such as paint, rubber, shoes, gloves, leather adhesives, pesticides, insecticides, fungicides, wood preservatives, lubricating oils and a drug called disulfiram. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients. Symptoms can result from a variety of exposures e.g. direct contact with the skin (contact allergy) causing skin symptoms or inhalation which can cause asthma-like symptoms.

Thiuram allergy: Introduction

What causes Thiuram allergy?

Causes of Thiuram allergy: see causes of Thiuram allergy
Cause of Thiuram allergy: Sources of thiuram exposure include: paint, rubber (e.g. goggles, gloves), shoes, leather adhesives, pesticides, insecticides, fungicides, wood preservatives, lubricating oils and a drug called disulfiram.

What are the symptoms of Thiuram allergy?

Symptoms of Thiuram allergy: see symptoms of Thiuram allergy

How is it treated?

Treatments for Thiuram allergy: see treatments for Thiuram allergy

Name and Aliases of Thiuram allergy

Main name of condition: Thiuram allergy

Other names or spellings for Thiuram allergy:

Chemical allergy [thiuram], Thiuram mix allergy

 

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