It is possible!  It is a very common condition and it’s reported that there appears to be about 200,000 cases per year, and can be a life long condition.

Some of the most common symptoms will be runny or stuffy nose, tightness in the chest, difficulty breathing, itchy water eyes, and itching with hives or a rash.

This condition is not permanently treatable, but manageable with medications and creams.

Medications would include:

  • Antihistamines, which will greatly reduce the symptoms of the allergy
  • Brompheniramine, commonly known as Dimetapp
  • Corticosteroids, to reduce inflammation
  • Hydrocortisone cream to help reduce the itching

Exposure to Latex or Rubber, can trigger an allergic reaction; either by direct contact (touch) or by inhalation (airborne particles).

Bottom line is to do your best to stay away from products made with latex or rubber.  Items commonly produced from latex and rubber are balloons, gloves, condoms and bandages.

All bandages from ZEE Medical are 100% Latex-Free.  Our bandages stick great and can be purchased by the box or in a money-saving Bandage Tower!

We also offer gloves made with Vinyl or Nitrile; also free from Latex.

Vinyl

  • Popular in Food Industry
  • Thermoplastic
  • Call us for current availability

Nitrile

  • Synthetic rubber-co-polymer (Latex-free)
  • Slightly more resistant to punctures
  • Call us for current availability

ZEE wants you to take good care of yourself and others!