Latex Allergy

  • April 17, 2018

    What Is the Latex-Fruit Syndrome?

    Some people allergic to latex may also develop reactions after eating certain foods (such as fruits and nuts), while those who first develop an allergy to these foods may also have a latex allergy. This condition is called “the latex-fruit syndrome” and it can be explained by a phenomenon known...

  • January 13, 2018

    What Should You Know About Latex Allergy?

    Latex is a natural substance found in many products including rubber gloves, condoms, and medical devices. In some people, products containing latex may trigger an allergic reaction. Although it is still not clear what latex allergy is caused by, some doctors believe that frequent contacts with latex and rubber may...