Latex Allergy Latex allergy is a reaction to certain proteins in latex rubber. Health care workers are at risk of latex allergies. For some individuals, exposure to latex products, such as powdered latex exam gloves, can cause a mild to severe allergic reaction. Airborne powder from gloves can cause reactions in some sensitive individuals.
Feb 06, 2017 · Latex allergy Presented by Anchalee Senavonge, MD. February 3, 2017. We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads.
A allergy to latex can become worse the more you come in contact with it. So if you know you have this condition, be aware of products that may have the potential to cause a reaction. Ask your.
May 16, 2015 · History of Latex Allergy 1933 Contact dermatitis to gloves 1979 Contact urticaria 1982 Identified IgE antibodies to latex proteins 1989 Anaphylaxis and death from latex exposure Association with spina bifida or severe GU anomalies 1997 Reports to FDA total 2300 allergic reactions (225 anaphylaxis, 53 cardiac arrests, 17 deaths) 1998 FDA.
Jan 08, 2016 · The source of latex exposure may be obvious or occult. The history of latex allergy may be known or unknown. Individuals may be exposed to latex through their skin, mucous membranes, or airway (ie, oral, nasal, or endotracheal tissue).