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What are the symptoms of latex allergy?

The following are signs of a latex allergy:

  • Red skin or bump after touching rubber
  • Itchy or swollen lips after a dental visit
  • Runny or itchy eyes after touching rubber
  • Pain or a tight feeling in the chest
  • Trouble breathing
  • Any of the above signs after playing with balloons

If you notice any of these signs, call your health care provider right away.

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