Latex glove allergy | definition of latex glove allergy by Medical dictionary
latex glove allergy
latex glove allergy Occupational medicine A type of latex allergy with a prevalence rate of ±9%, clinically characterized by contact urticaria, affecting HCWs who use latex gloves, dental rubber dams, condoms, barium enema catheters, other medical devices
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I questioned the possibility of latex glove allergy
but the dermatologist stated that there were many reasons for this allergic reaction.
'People are becoming allergic to kiwi fruit that contains a common food allergen found in bananas, avocados and that is related to a latex glove allergy
, that is a problem for health care workers who wear them all day.
Latex glove allergy
: dilemma for health care workers.