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# Latex allergy guide

Latex gloves have proved effective in preventing transmission of many infectious diseases to health care workers. But for some workers, exposures to latex may. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. Take the following steps to protect yourself from latex exposure and allergy in the workplace: 1 Use nonlatex gloves for activities. Latex Allergy Information for New Employees. The following steps are based on a common sense approach to minimising latex sensitisation of all healthcare. Continued Diagnosis. Doctors diagnose a latex allergy in people who: Have had symptoms of an allergic reaction-- like a skin rash, hives, eye tearing or irritation, wheezing, itching, or trouble. Latex allergies. Natural rubber latex (NRL) proteins have the potential to cause asthma and dermatitis. More serious allergic reactions, such as anaphylaxis, are also possible. The proteins naturally present in NRL cause the allergies either through direct contact with the skin, or by inhalation of powder from powdered latex gloves. When you're sensitive to latex, you can get a reaction from balloons, bath mats, elastic bands, and many other products made with it, including some you may not expect. The best thing to do is.
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