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What exactly is a latex allergy?
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Allergy to Latex
Latex allergies are becoming more common.
Usually found in healthcare workers who are around latex gloves/materials. Latex is a natural rubber and has excellent properties but unfortunately as a natural product it can produce antigens that we develop allergies to.

In brief: Allergy to Latex
Latex allergies are becoming more common.
Usually found in healthcare workers who are around latex gloves/materials. Latex is a natural rubber and has excellent properties but unfortunately as a natural product it can produce antigens that we develop allergies to.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Latex allergy
Latex allergy is a reaction to certain proteins found in natural rubber latex, a product manufactured from a milky fluid that comes from the rubber tree.
Latex allergy may cause allergic reactions ranging from sneezing or a runny nose to anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening condition.

In brief: Latex allergy
Latex allergy is a reaction to certain proteins found in natural rubber latex, a product manufactured from a milky fluid that comes from the rubber tree.
Latex allergy may cause allergic reactions ranging from sneezing or a runny nose to anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening condition.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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