seminal plasma allergy


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seminal plasma allergy

A rare allergic reaction to contact to proteins in semen. It can produce irritation of the vulva and vagina in women or, in some instances, anaphylaxis. It is treated by avoiding exposure to seminal plasma (e.g., with condom use during intercourse) or with topical antiallergy agents (e.g., cromolyn) applied before sexual intercourse.
Synonym: human seminal plasma allergy
See also: allergy