Lubrication allergies – myth or reality?.
Can an allergy to intimate lubrication? How to avoid such a problem? AND how to distinguish allergies from the disease? Simple answers to questions about the reaction to lubricants. Tips for choosing a lubricant that will not cause a negative reaction.
What could be allergic to sex?
During sex with allergies, everyone can encounter. And it can be for different objects. For example, on latex, if you use condoms. To a sex toy, if it is made of poor-quality material. Or even on the sperm of a partner, it is rare, but it happens.
How an allergy is manifested? Everyone has different things. It can be itching in the intimate area, edema or redness. Any discomfort after sex can be a sign of allergies. But the symptoms can also be similar to sexually transmitted diseases. The only difference is that the allergy is manifested immediately, and the signs of the disease with some delay.
What lubricants are allergic?
Luburbicants are most often made on a hypoallergenic basis. But so that they have a pleasant aroma, have certain effects, add additional components to the basis. And then there may be an individual reaction on them.
The lubricants are warming, cooling, exciting more often allergies than neutral compounds. Therefore, if there is a tendency to negative reactions, it is worth choosing neutral compounds without special actions.
Before buying, you need Study the composition, It is always indicated on the packaging. And if the list has natural herbs, spices, it is better to exclude the purchase.
How to prevent allergies?
In addition to buying neutral lubricants, you can also conduct a test to an individual reaction. It is recommended to be done before using any cosmetic product, not only intimate. How to conduct a test?
- Apply a drop of the product to the bend of the elbow.
- Rub the composition in the skin and do not wash off 1-2 hours.
- If after 90 minutes there is no redness or other reactions, you can use the product as intended.
The test will help to avoid problems. It is much more difficult to eliminate the consequence of the reaction on the genitals than on the arm.
What to do if an allergy appeared?
If unpleasant sensations suddenly manifested, you need to immediately wash off the composition. Even if it is on a water -based, it is necessary to eliminate it with warm water and soap.
After washing, the sensations must subside. If this does not happen, you need to consult a doctor. He will examine the place of application, determine – is it really an allergy or not, prescribe treatment. Usually, symptoms disappear in 2-3 days, but you have to take antihistamines.
Allergy is not fatal. It is unlikely that it will cause serious harm to health. This is just an unpleasant effect that will have to be eliminated. It’s easier to conduct tests in advance than to communicate with doctors later.
Most lubricants do not cause allergies. According to statistics, with a negative reaction to grease, no more than 1 person out of a thousand. This less than 1% of users. No need to be afraid to buy lubricants, they are very useful, make sex more comfortable. But everyone needs to protect themselves, and conduct a sensitivity test after the purchase.
There are more than a thousand different lubricants in the assortment of our store. We have been selling lubricks for more than 19 years, and during this time only 6 times users have complained about allergies. We select only high -quality compositions that are safe for humans. They meet world quality standards, suitable for regular use.