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It possible that a latex allergy developing after years of wearing gloves?

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In brief: Yes

Certainly so. An allergic reaction basically requires some variable period of sensitization before an obvious reaction.
And that time period can vary widely.

In brief: Yes

Certainly so. An allergic reaction basically requires some variable period of sensitization before an obvious reaction.
And that time period can vary widely.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
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Dr. Robert Ramirez
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Yes

It is actually healthcare workers who are at a higher risk of this, because of their prolongued exposure.

In brief: Yes

It is actually healthcare workers who are at a higher risk of this, because of their prolongued exposure.
Dr. Robert Ramirez
Dr. Robert Ramirez
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