Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Latex Allergy

What to look for

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(HealthDay News) -- An allergy to latex is quite common. So much so that your doctor or dentist may ask you if you have one before you have any type of examination.

The American Dental Association identifies these possible symptoms of a latex allergy:

  • Skin reactions, such as itching, redness, rash or hives.
  • Itchy nose, throat or eyes.
  • Runny nose, sneezing, coughing or wheezing.

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