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Can I use a moisturizer that contains oat protein if I'm allergic to oats?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

If you have a known allergy to oats, you'll want to play it safe and steer clear of skin moisturizing products that contain them. There's no guarantee that the oats in a moisturizer will trigger a reaction, but the product could cause irritation around your mouth and other sensitive areas.

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