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.
Am I Allergic to Latex?
It’s in lots of products. Do you know what the symptoms are, and how to avoid latex?
An Overview of Latex Allergy
Latex allergy can cause a dangerous reaction to substances in natural latex. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments.
The Latex-Food Allergy Link
If you’re allergic to latex, some foods may trigger a reaction. See which foods to watch for.
Latex Allergy Checklist
The best way to control your latex allergy is to avoid latex altogether. Here's how to latex-proof your life.