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Vastly Increasing Patients of Latex Allergy

Finding a white collar job is not easy. Since everyone needs money to survive with everyday necessities, any occupation will do. People who usually work in construction sites are more prone to suffer latex allergy.

Latex allergy was first discovered in the late 1970ís. Then, it became a major health concern for all the medical specialists. The patients who are sent to the hospital are also increasing annually. This event alarmed them so they conducted researches to stumble on the needed prevention.

During the early 90ís, the Food and Drug Administration declared that there are about 1000 people who have been victims of latex allergy. The devastating fact is that, 15 deaths were reported out of the thousand patients.

Cause of Latex Allergy

Basically, the root of the problem is the component called latex. Once an allergic individual was able to inhale this, he will probably suffer from the allergy. Likewise, most of the synthetic materials contain latex that is responsible for the allergy symptoms.

Latex Allergy Treatment

Treating the latex allergy can be easy if the patient responds to the advices of the doctors positively. Medications are used in order to reduce the allergy symptoms. Complete latex avoidance is the most effective approach that you can possibly do to alleviate or totally eliminate the allergy in your system.

Establishments must also provide facilities that maintain latex-safe areas to avoid possible clients and customersí from being affected. Since latex is a common problem, tests for latex immunity can be undertaken by a person from professional medical people.

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Charlene J. Nuble 2006.

For answers to All your frequently asked questions about latex allergy, please go to: Latex Allergy or go to: Allergy Answers or go to: All About Allergies