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First date or first time, Valentine’s Day will be extra special this year. The good thing about the wintertime is you don’t have to worry about your allergies, right? Wrong! Here are some allergies to discuss with your partner before you plan a sexy date-turned nightmare.
Kiss of Death
Food allergies can quickly turn into kissing allergies this V-Day. If your beau thinks he is saving the day by eating all the nutty chocolates, make sure he doesn’t kiss you right after—even if he brushes his teeth. You may run into a case of swollen lips and throat, rashes, hives, itching, and wheezing. **Muah** Happy Valentine’s Day?
Not latex?! Yes, good ol’ latex can cause redness, hives and itching down there if you have an allergy. That’s no fun, and neither are the cold-like symptoms that may tag along with this allergy. Your neighbors will be asking you to “keep the noise down” because of your coughing and wheezing, not your boisterous sexing.
Lubricant, No, No’s
Many lubricants contain paraben preservatives, often used in cosmetics; they too can cause an allergic reaction. Sounds like the ultimate in Valentine’s Day don’ts! Side note: If you are prone to yeast infections, you’ll want to stay away from lubricants containing glycerin.
Take precautions this year and let’s make this V-Day a night your va-jay-jay actually wants to remember.