Skin problems associated with rubber contact have been known for many years. The commonest is Irritant Contact Dermatitis. It is due to maceration of the skin, often
Latex Allergy Treatment & Management. The only way to prevent an allergic reaction to latex is to avoid the substance. A new, natural rubber latex from the desert
A compilation from the literature contributed by Tom Grier. Allergic reactions to natural rubber latex comprise both delayed and immediate (IgE-mediated
Allergy; Hives are a common allergic symptom. Classification and external resources; Specialty: Allergy and immunology: ICD-10: T78.4: ICD-9-CM: 995.3: DiseasesDB
Some people are allergic to latex, which is found in rubber gloves and other products, such as condoms and some medical devices. Doctors don’t know what causes it.
Provides resources for people allergic to natural rubber latex, including latex free alternative product lists, informational packets, and support to individuals
Irritant Contact Dermatitis Allergic Contact Dermatitis (Type IV [delayed] Hypersensitivity) Latex Allergy (Type I [immediate] Hypersensitivity or NRL* protein allergy)
Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of Allergic, Autoimmune, and Other Hypersensitivity Disorders from the Professional Version of the Merck Manuals.