The medic told about the dangers of rubber gloves

In the era of pandemic personal protective equipment for the hands is to choose with care, says dermatologist medical center’s Clinic Denis Barbinov. According to him, rubber and latex gloves cause sweating and friction.

“This affects the health of the skin and may cause irritant, that is, irritable dermatitis. However, we must understand that gloves are a necessary safety measure, therefore, to reduce the negative effect, you can instead choose rubber fabric products. They are commonly used to work in the garden”, — told the correspondent of “Rosbalt” Barbinov.

Those who prefer a disposable gloves, should strengthen skin care hands. As noted by the physician, will help moisturizing, softening creams.

“Not long, it is recommended to wear disposable gloves. Use them no more than 2-3 hours. And don’t forget to wash your hands before you put on the product, and after they were removed” — shared Barbinov.

He added that inappropriate and prolonged use of gloves develop allergic reactions, such as eczema, and infection of the skin by fungi and bacteria, in the case of trauma.

Recall, Smolny St. Petersburg requires the compulsory wearing of PPE in any public place. From June 1 to soften restrictions: masks and gloves need only in shops and on public transport, but not in the street.

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