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I have a life threatening type 1 latex allergy. are polyisoprene surgical gloves safe for me to use? i know they have a similar chemical formula.

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Latex Allergy: Wear nitrile gloves if you have a serious latex allergy. Polyisoprene is synthetic latex.

Answered 1/21/2017

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