Latex Allergies Directory
Latex allergies are reactions to natural latex from rubber tree sap or any products made with latex. Research suggests latex allergies result from repeated exposure. Itching, skin dryness, or lesions of the skin are some common latex allergy symptoms. Other symptoms include rare but severe asthma, hives, and anaphylactic shock. Some common products made with latex are medical gloves, condoms, and urinary catheter tips. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of latex allergies, latex allergy symptoms, how to treat them, and much more.
An Overview of Latex Allergy
Latex allergy can cause a dangerous reaction to substances in natural latex. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Am I Allergic to Latex?
It’s in lots of products. Do you know what the symptoms are, and how to avoid latex?
Latex Allergy: Tips for Doctor or Dentist Visits
When you have a latex allergy, don’t avoid going to the doctor or dentist. Use these tips to avoid an allergic reaction.
Latex Allergy FAQ
How much do you know about your latex allergy? Get answers to the most common latex allergy questions.