IODINE: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

IODINE: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

Not an Allergen (but problematic). Iodine A naturally-occurring trace element in our bodies that is important for the production of our thyroid hormones, an iodine “allergy” is considered impossible to occur. Irritant reactions to iodine and some medical substances (like radiology contrast media) with iodine can be common, but as these do not tend to …