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Woman allergic to husband's sweat and semen.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3709144     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A woman complained of severe itching and flushing after sexual intercourse or other physical contact with her husband. She developed a weal and flare on intradermal testing with her husband's semen and sweat, pooled donor semen and the sweat from her 2 sons. This is a report of allergy to human semen and the 1st reported case of allergy to human sweat.
S Freeman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Contact dermatitis     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0105-1873     ISO Abbreviation:  Contact Derm.     Publication Date:  1986 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-06-27     Completed Date:  1986-06-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7604950     Medline TA:  Contact Dermatitis     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  110-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Hypersensitivity, Immediate / etiology*
Intradermal Tests
Middle Aged
Semen* / immunology
Sweat* / immunology

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