Allergy and Latex
Allergy and latex go hand in hand, especially in the healthcare industry. Although the exact causes of allergies related to latex products are not certain, repeated exposure certainly contributes to the irritations.Common products made of latex include:
Many people may be allergic to latex but do not even realize it because they are not aware of the symptoms. It is important to understand and pinpoint the symptoms of latex allergies. These include:
If you have suffered from one of the symptoms above, make an effort to identify any product you use on a regular basis that is made of latex and contact your physician about any concerns you have. You can ask about being tested for latex allergy.
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