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Latex is a natural product which is a milky, sticky colloid extracted from the bark of the rubber tree (hevea brasiliensis). This latex among other ingredients consists of various types kinds of proteins some of which are thought to be the cause of allergies.

Can you sleep on latex if you have allergies to it? The chemistry of natural rubber latex and the washing process.

Do your allergies cross-react?  Interesting, I'm highly allergic to latex & have problems with about half the foods on the cross reaction list.

Do your allergies cross-react? Interesting, I'm highly allergic to latex & have problems with about half the foods on the cross reaction list.

Allergy cross reacting chart: to be honest I'm not sure where she's getting all of this information. It has the info from Cyrex labs for gluten and that is why I have repinned it.

Allergy Cross Reactions chart - good to double check to see what else COULD be a potential allergen

Latex Allergies and Vaccines

Latex Allergies and Vaccines

NOTE: I am not a medical professional. Please discuss your medical/health care concerns with your Health Care Provider. There’s nothing easy about allergies. True allergies leave you feeling …

Great article on latex allergy

Latex allergy is an allergic reaction to substances in natural latex. Find out about the causes of latex allergy, its symptoms, and treatments.

Can Gutta Percha be used for root canals in (NRL)Latex-Allergic individuals? | American Latex Allergy Association

Automobile tires are being recycled and used to produce outside playground mat surfaces. Do these products represent a problem for children who come in contact with the mat and are sensitized to natural rubber latex allergens?

American Latex Allergy Association - Creating awareness of latex allergy through education and support

ALAA - The American Latex Allergy Association is a national non-profit organization that provides educational information about latex allergy and supports latex-allergic individuals.

Banana, ragweed, avocado/ Cross Reactive Food | American Latex Allergy Association

A compilation from the literature contributed by Tom Grier

I stumbled upon this information while participating in a Facebook forum.  I had never considered my allergy to latex to be associated to foods!  After reading about cross reactive foods, it’s clear that I may have “missed the boat” on this for way too long!  I found that natural fruits and vegetables have varying degrees …

If you have ANY food allergies, you'll want to read this article about cross reactive foods. Latex allergies are highlighted but there's also information on all cross reactive foods.

28 Smoothies Without Bananas (Filling and Creamy Recipes)  Great for someone who i̶s̶ ̶a̶l̶l̶e̶r̶g̶i̶c̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶b̶a̶n̶a̶n̶a̶s̶ ̶l̶i̶k̶e̶ ̶m̶e hates bananas like me.

28 Smoothies Without Bananas (Filling and Creamy Recipes)

American Latex Allergy Association website describes the extent of allergies to elastics in clothing.

Epinephrine Policy-Do you know if your state allows all levels of EMT to carry and administer Epi?

Cotton, Nylon, Spandex and Allergies | American Latex Allergy Association

Cotton, Nylon, Spandex and Allergies

Avocado allergy signs symptoms. American Latex Allergy Association. Not good since I eat #paleo :( so bummed :(.

Cross Reactive Foods with Latex - American Latex Allergy Association

Is a Food Latex Allergy contributing to your auto-immune problems? - Pretty Little Celiac

Is a Food Latex Allergy contributing to your auto-immune problems? – Pretty Little Celiac