(HealthDay News) -- Latex may be found in products such as balloons, dishwashing gloves, waistbands, rubber toys, pacifiers, rubber bands and tape.
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The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests how to manage a latex allergy:
- Avoid direct contact with latex.
- If you work in patient care, make sure everyone around you wears non-latex gloves.
- Always wear a medical alert device so emergency technicians are aware of your allergy.
- Discuss with your doctor carrying an epinephrine pen.
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